Lora Painter

WILX-TV (Lansing) morning anchor Lora Painter has announced that she is joining WWMT-TV (Kalamazoo), where she will anchor evenings.

Painter’s last day at WILX was January 11.

Painter has a Master’s degree from New York University in Broadcast News & Documentary. She is a member of the National Academy of Arts and Sciences, Michigan Chapter. She is also a member of the Michigan Association of Broadcasters and has received their “Best Anchor” award.

She was an English professor at Anyang University, and taught ESL in South Korea for several years. She has also freelanced for “The Korea Times” in Seoul.

Lora made her live-television debut at San Diego 6 News, where she was also a video editor and newswriter. She has previously worked as a reporter, anchor and producer at the ABC affiliate in Medford, Oregon, and as a production assistant at the Fox News Channel headquarters for the documentary unit in New York City. She also self-produced a documentary on artists’ efforts to keep classical music alive.