Deanna Lawrence

013Deanna Lawrence is a former TV journalist, anchor, producer and photographer with more than three decades at WTVT Ch. 13 in Tampa, Florida. A graduate of Northwestern University, Deanna is an award-winning storyteller. Among her accolades, Deanna was honored with international, national and regional awards including:

  • Two Regional Emmys
  • UPI Award of Excellence
  • Two Angel Awards
  • Associated Press Award of Excellence
  • National Gabriel Award
  • Education Writer’s Association National Award
  • International New York Film Festival Silver Medal

Deanna retired and returned to her native state of North Carolina and currently lives with her husband, John, in the western North Carolina mountains.


Sometimes Final Front cover.jpgSometimes…is a personal sharing of the “stories behind the stories.” Veteran TV news reporter Deanna Lawrence spent over 30 years as a storyteller…and now she shares what she found there and what she learned there.  “I have some stories to tell you…that dance in the shadows of my memory and nestle in the hiding places of my heart. They are powerful stuff. And as a storyteller, I cannot hold them in… I must share them with friends.” -Deanna

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