Drake Lawson is a born and raised North Texan. He grew up in Denton, TX before eventually enrolling at the University of North Texas.
While at UNT Drake developed a passion for storytelling as he earned his degree in Converged Broadcast Media.
Before joining KWTX Drake was News Director for the award-winning college TV station North Texas Television.
Drake was apart of numerous award-winning newscasts while at NTTV including the Hurricane Harvey: North Texas Responds Special, that won a Lone Star Emmy.
While attending the University of North Texas Drake interned with CBS 11 (KTVT) sports department in DFW. He was able to cover many events including Rangers Opening Day 2018, the NFL Draft at AT&T Stadium, and numerous other sporting events.
Drake has a passion for telling the stories people need to hear and connecting to every person he can. When he isn't out in the field, creating a story, or in the newsroom, he is watching sports. Drake loves the Dallas Cowboys, Dallas Stars, and has a soft spot for the North Texas Mean Green.
He is excited to be apart of Waco and Central Texas! Drake would love to hear from you and get more involved in the community!
If you have any story ideas, concerns, or information, feel free to give him a call or email him at firstname.lastname@example.org