Teresa Lawson


Teresa Lawson is a Reporter/MMJ/Producer for WAKA 8. Teresa was born and raised in Butler County and developed a love for news in middle school, dreaming of becoming a TV news reporter. She attended Auburn University, receiving a Bachelor’s Degree in Liberals Arts. Teresa interned with WSFA and began her career there as a news content specialist, later accepting a position with WAKA as a TV news producer. Teresa enjoys working in most areas of the newsroom but especially enjoys entertainment news. She loves the Lord, her church and family, spends her free time reading or shopping and still considers Auburn her second home.

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Family Seeks Help to Find Murderer in February Shooting

The shooting death of Yvette Carter shook the community to its core. Now, the city of Montgomery along with Crimestoppers is offering a combined $2,000 reward for information leading to an arrest of those responsible for her death.