Laurie says she wants to host her own news magazine show someday.
Laurie was named an Academic All-American during her college days.
Laurie stands 6 feet, 3 inches tall.
Laurie was a member of the women's swimming team at the University of North Carolina.
Laurie says her grandfather had the most profound influence on her life.
Laurie's favorite movie of all-time is The Sound of Music.
Laurie's first car was a 1982 Ford Escort.
Laurie says she loves pepperoni pizza.
Laurie enjoys reading Agatha Christie mysteries and biographies.
While at MSNBC, Laurie anchored the shows News Front and Special Edition.
Laurie left CNN and went to work at MSNBC in April of 1999.
Laurie anchored CNN Saturday, CNN Sunday, World View, and World Today when she worked for CNN.
Laurie began her career in television at CNN in 1991 at the start of the first Gulf War.
Laurie joined the Fox News Channel in September of 2000.
Laurie's trademarks are her shapely legs and kissable lips.
Laurie received a bachelor's degree in political science with a concentration in dramatic arts from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.
Laurie is a graduate of the Westminster School in Atlanta.
Laurie's middle name is Walker which is her mother's maiden name.