As NY1’s evening general assignment reporter, Lori Chung can be seen most nights covering breaking news around the city. She joined the team in June 2014 and has since gone on to report on some of the biggest stories in the area.
Born and bred in Brooklyn, Lori embraces the opportunity to cover the wide variety of issues that matter to New Yorkers. During her tenure with NY1, she was the first reporter on the scene of the Irving Plazashooting, got up close to the deadly violence that rocked the annual J’ouvert celebration in 2016, followed the thousands who took the streets of Manhattan to protest police killings of black men, and covered David Letterman’s final “Late Show” at the Ed Sullivan Theater.
Before joining NY1, Lori worked as an anchor and reporter for News 12, and spent time as a reporter and fill-in anchor for NY1’s sister station, YNN Albany, covering the Capital Region. Over the years she's also built her news knowledge and abilities behind the scenes, writing and producing for WPIX-TV, WNYT-TV in Albany, and News 12 Networks.
In her leisure time, Lori enjoys mentoring, cooking, spending time with family and doting on her dogs Kennedy and Buttercup. She's a graduate of Temple University and a member of the National Association of Black Journalists.