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After spending nearly 17 years behind the anchor's desk at KPRC-TV in Houston you would think Linda Lorelle would want to take a break and relax. Instead she's started a new business with her husband and will be motivating Lone Star College-Kingwood students and community members to be prepared for the unexpected in life.
KPRC news anchor Linda Lorelle resigns - Houston Chronicle
Lorelle is best known as an Emmy Award-winning journalist who anchored the evening news for nearly 17 years at Houston's NBC affiliate, KPRC-TV. From her most recent Emmy for "Beyond Brown vs. Board: The Journey Continues," a documentary on how Houston desegregated its schools to her Emmy Award-winning, and first-person account of another local news anchor's battle with cancer Linda's stories have had a significant impact on the lives of Houstonians. Lorelle also garnered two prestigious national Gracie Awards, given by the American Women in Radio and Television. She continues to be very involved in the Houston community and supports numerous organizations. Her passion for children and education led her to found the Linda Lorelle Scholarship Fund 16 years ago. To date the LLSF has awarded more than $1.8 million in college scholarships to Houston area students.
$24,000 to the Linda Lorelle Scholarship Fund (LLSF) (Houston, TX). This grant will fund two need-based scholarships through LLSF. The mission of LLSF is to provide college scholarships, support, and guidance for Houston-area high school students in need of financial assistance, whose potential may be unfulfilled due to circumstances beyond their control. To date, 218 scholarships totaling over $1.5 million have been awarded through the program.Linda Lorelle made her move to in 1987 after a successful career as a professional dancer and actress. At that point, Linda had already attained a B.A. in Developmental Psychology and a B.A. in Italian Language from when she decided to turn to a new career in journalism. She went back to school to attain an M.A. in Broadcast Journalism from the . While in graduate school, she became weekend anchor at , the top-rated NBC affiliate in . After completing her Masters, she went on to reporting at , the affiliate in .Linda Lorelle is a journalist who anchored the evening news for nearly 17 years at affiliate, . From her Emmy for "Beyond Brown vs. Board: The Journey Continues," a documentary on how Houston desegregated its schools to her Emmy Award-winning, and first-person account of another local news anchor's cancer, Lorelle's stories have had a significant impact on the lives of Houstonians. Lorelle also garnered two national , given by the .
Lorelle resigns as KPRC anchor after 16-year run
Her recent demotion brought community outcry
By MIKE MCDANIEL
Copyright 2006 Houston Chronicle
KPRC-TV news anchor Linda Lorelle resigned her post late Friday, ending a 16-year career at the station.