Lakiya Scott, FOX13Memphis.com

Lakiya Scott, FOX13Memphis.com

Lakiya Scott serves as your local Education Reporter. She started her journey with FOX13 in January of 2022. Lakiya comes to the Bluff City by way of the Mississippi Delta where she was Evening Anchor for The Delta News. While there, she often conducted timely interviews with municipal and state leaders regarding emergency storm recovery for local residents and infrastructure legislation. She got her start in journalism through internships at Flint and Detroit-area news stations. Lakiya was born in France, and raised in Atlanta, GA. In her spare time, she enjoys travel, fitness and is a true foodie, so you can catch her in the kitchen whipping up a meal or around town trying out a new restaurant. Lakiya is a graduate of Alcorn State University and Kettering University. She is a member of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc. If you would like to connect with Lakiya, she welcomes your news tips or just a simple hello! Send her a shout on Facebook @lakiyascott901, Twitter @scottlakiya or send her an email at Lakiya.scott@fox13memphis.com

Latest Headlines by Lakiya Scott

Memphis-Shelby County Schools announced school closures for Thursday, February 2nd. The decision was made in response to the current ice storm and hazardous road conditions. The district also announced that all of its before and after-school activities would be postponed, that school staff were urged not to report to work, and central office employees would work remotely.