EMMY Award Winning Journalist Laurabree Monday became the News Director/Anchor of the CN2 news team in July of 2008. She is thrilled to be heading up such a dedicated news organization that is committed to the tri-county area. Laurabree says CN2 is exactly what news should be about – an outlet for people to learn about each other and share what’s happening in their communities through strong storytelling.
Since her arrival Laurabree is very proud to say CN2’s Newscast has been nominated for numerous awards, including 2 Regional Emmy Awards. She and her team brought home the statue in 2014. CN2 has also been nominated or won Best Newscast a number of times by the Radio Television Digital News Association of the Carolinas. In 2018 she and her Co-Anchor Lucas McFadden for nominated for Best Anchor Team in the Carolinas (Div. II, RTDNAC).
In 2018 Laurabree was voted President of the Radio and Television Digital News Association of the Carolinas (RTDNAC). She is also an advisory board for the Heart2Heart Foundation, the Boys & Girls Clubs of York County as well at York Tech’s Teleproduction Technology Department. She was a member of the 2009 – 2010 Leadership York County class and graduated from Leadership Lancaster County in 2013.
Laurabree can regularly be seen emceeing events around the Tri County. The” Light the Night” walk and the Boys & Girls Clubs Stakeholders’ Dinner are two she’s most passionate about – she hopes to see you there! She and her husband also annually Emcee “Paint the Town” in Uptown Charlotte raising money and awareness for the Crohn’s and Colitis Foundation of America. It’s a cause very close to her heart. You can watch her personal story here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_ZlczpSIbN4&t=30s
Prior to being brought in as News Director / Anchor, Laurabree was a Reporter / Anchor for WSAZ in Charleston, WV. The top rated NBC affiliate was just one of a number of stops on her journalism journey. Laurabree also spent time as a Reporter / Anchor for KAMR/KCIT in Amarillo, Texas. Before that, she was a Producer and General Assignment Reporter for KAMC/KLBK in Lubbock, Texas. Laurabree began her career working in radio for WLTW (106.7 Lite FM) in NYC.
Laurabree is originally from New Jersey and graduated from Indiana University with a double major in Broadcast Journalism and Political Science. Her husband Keith is a Meteorologist for WSOC-TV in Charlotte. The TV duo share two wonderful children and the four love calling South Carolina home.
Connect with Laurabree:
Facebook: Laurabree Monday WCBL or www.facebook.com/cn2rockhill
Twitter: @LaurabreeCN2 or @cn2news