Sharon Lawson joined FOX 5 as anchor of Good Day Atlanta in September 2017. Sharon came to Atlanta from Miami, where she worked for 14 years at WTVJ-TV. During her time in Miami, Sharon worked as a weekend morning anchor and reporter. Before that, Sharon also worked as an anchor and reporter in Minneapolis, MN, Dayton, OH and Salisbury, MD. Sharon’s TV career started in Sarasota, Florida, where she worked as a photojournalist and editor.
Sharon is a graduate of the University of Central Florida in Orlando. She was born in Toronto, Canada. Her parents are Jamaican. In 2007, Sharon had the unique opportunity to travel to Jamaica to cover that country’s presidential election.
In her free time, Sharon enjoys the outdoors, running and biking. She also enjoys traveling and mentoring young people.