Lori Hall was born in Indianapolis,Indiana and raised in Phoenix, Arizona and Atlanta,GA. She attended college at Fisk University in Nashville,Tennessee where she received her Bachelor of Arts degree in English with a minor in Communications. During her four-year tenure at Fisk, she completed numerous internships in public relations, radio and television. Immediately after graduating, she moved to Atlanta and worked at the Atlanta Journal & Constitution in Retail Advertising. A year later, Lori was accepted to the Walter Cronkite School of Journalism and Telecommunications at Arizona State University. It was there where she studied Broadcast Journalism, Public Relations and worked in the Promotions Department for a local radio station. In 2001, Lori completed her thesis on the “Portrayal of African American Women In Advertising” and graduated with a Masters in Mass Communication.
Lori continued her career in radio as the Assistant Director of Promotions and Marketing for WVEE/WAOK radios. After four successful years, Lori was named Promotions Director for WMBX (X-102.3) and WJBW (B-106.3) in West Palm Beach,Florida. Still climbing the ladder of promotions, Lori moved further South to Miami where she worked as Promotions Director of WMIB (103.5 The Beat). During her tenure there, she was nominated by Radio and Records Magazine as a Promotions and Marketing Director of the year. Next stop was back to Atlanta where she served as the Creative Marketing Director of Radio One Atlanta. In that role, she was responsible for the overall marketing of the Radio One Atlanta stations. Next move was to the East coast to handle the Marketing and Promotions for the CBS Radio Cluster (WPGC 95.5, El Zol 99.1, 106.7 The Fan, Fresh 94.7 and the Big Talker 1580) in Washington,DC. After two busy and successful years in DC, she returned back home to Atlanta,GA where she is currently the Marketing Director for the Radio One cluster which includes WHTA – Hot 107.9 / WPZE – Praise 102.5 and WAMJ – Majic 97.5 – 107.5
Outside of work, Lori keeps herself busy in various organizations including mentoring with the Boys and Girls Club and Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority Inc. She also had a TV debut on HGTV’s “My First Place” where the search for her first home was captured on TV and continues to air on the network. She has also been featured in Who’s Who in Black Atlanta and most recently in the inaugural edition of Who’s Who inBlackDC.
Lori has a positive outlook on life and stays true to her motto which is “Life is too short, so live each day to the fullest.”