Elizabeth Rawlins

Elizabeth Rawlins

Anchor/Investigative Reporter

Elizabeth Rawlins co-anchors WTOC’s 5 p.m. and 5:30p.m. newscasts during the week with Romney Smith. She serves on WTOC’s investigative team and is an active member of Investigative Reporters and Editors (IRE). She is also a member of the Southeast National Academy of Arts and Sciences.

In 2018, she was nominated for a Southeast Emmy Award for “Best Newscast” and received the Southeast Emmy’s “Excellence in My Market Award” for her coverage of Hurricane Maria in St. Croix. That story, “St. Croix Relief Mission,” also earned her an Associated Press Award for Best General Reporting.

In 2017, she received a Gabby Merit Award for her 30-minute investigative special on WTOC: Prime: "Moon River Runs Dry."

She joined WTOC in June 2013 as a multimedia journalist after starting her career at WFXG in Augusta, GA. In 2015, she became WTOC’s weekend morning anchor and was promoted to weekday anchor in April 2017.

Elizabeth earned her Bachelor of Arts in Mass Communication and minor in Political Science from Georgia College & State University in Milledgeville, GA. She also has a Master’s Degree in Education from the University of Georgia.

Born and raised in Georgia, she grew up watching WSB-TV in Atlanta and in 2012 had the opportunity to intern at Channel 2 in the news and investigative department.

When she is not a work, Elizabeth is enjoying life on the coast with her husband Josh and their dog Lucy. They also spend a lot of time visiting family and friends in metro-Atlanta and Chattanooga.

Recent Articles by Elizabeth

  McIntosh County Superior Court Clerk under investigation

  CSX settles in wrongful death case involving film crew

  WTOC Investigates: Cost of healthcare

  Federal mandate requires hospitals to be more transparent

  WTOC Investigates: SSU Alumni Suspicions

  Tybee Island included in FBI investigation into bogus bomb threats

  Savannah City Council tours new Cultural Arts Center

Financial options for Virginia College Students

  Savannah Police Director’s progress to become certified as chief

  Local business reacts to President Trump’s decision to postpone tariffs

  2 charged after Hinesville ransomware attack

  Consumer Guide to Holiday Shopping

  United Way of the Coastal Empire surpasses goal of $8.1 million

  Board of Regents responds to SSU Alumni concerns

  WTOC Investigates: Cold Coastal Housing Market

Savannah City Council briefed on latest crime trends

  Education Amendments on the GA & SC Ballot

  Amendment 4: Marsy’s Law

  Amendment 3: Georgia’s Fair Forest Tax

  What is Georgia’s Outdoor Stewardship Amendment?

  Chatham Emergency Management prepares for Hurricane Michael

  GA Superintendent of Schools weighs in as 3 area schools under the radar of accreditation agency

  Memorial Health, BCBS reach new coverage agreement

  SCCPSS updates priorities, Code of Ethics

  WTOC Investigates: Contract Under Fire

  GA lawmakers considering pushing back school start dates

  Don’t Be a Victim: Illegitimate charities

  66,000 without power in state of South Carolina

  Bluffton mayor says flooding will be biggest issue from Florence

  City of Savannah closely monitoring Hurricane Florence