Torie Wells is a General Assignment reporter for CBS6 News. She joined the team in April 2014.
Torie grew up in the Capital Region and is excited to be back. She comes to CBS6 from WSOC in Charlotte, NC, where she served as the education reporter, covered the Democratic National Convention, and provided continuous coverage from Tennessee after a bus crash killed six people from the Charlotte area. She covered a number of weather events, from a snowstorm that shut the city down, to a tornado that damaged dozens of homes.
Torie is particularly proud of an Emmy Award winning bullying special she worked on while in Charlotte, as well as a number of investigations. She looked into church and hospital security and investigated political ads as part of a fact check series.
Before she was in Charlotte, Torie was a reporter at FOX23 News in Albany, NY. During her tenure she covered several Presidential visits, was on the floor of the New York Senate when same sex marriage was legalized and traveled to New York City when Osama Bin Laden was killed. She won an Associated Press Best Feature Story Award for a story on the Travers Race in Saratoga. Feature storytelling is her passion. While at FOX23, she launched a weekly feature segment called Stories From Your Street, where she covered interesting and inspiring people in the community.
Torie graduated from Syracuse University`s S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications. She lives in the Capital Region with her husband and adopted greyhound.
Torie loves sharing people`s stories. If you have story ideas please contact her.