Shomari Stone joined FOX 5 DC in May 2023 as an Anchor and Reporter.
Stone is a 7-time Emmy and 2-time Edward R. Murrow award-winning journalist, coming to FOX 5 from CNBC. He was a correspondent for "The News with Shepard Smith," based at the network’s Washington, D.C. bureau. He spent over 10 years as a general assignment reporter at WRC, an NBC owned television station in Washington, D.C.
Prior to WRC, he served as a reporter for KOMO in Seattle, CBS Miami, and WINK in Fort Myers, Florida.
Throughout his on-air career, he has reported on a multitude of high-profile stories across the country including Hurricane Ian, the expansion of Veterans’ health care benefits, the Buffalo mass shooting, the January 6 insurrection at the U.S. Capitol, the bombing at the Boston Marathon, immigration reform, the local impact of Cuban dictator Fidel Castro's relinquished power and the fall of Haitian President Jean Bertrand Aristide, as well as an exclusive interview with Trayvon Martin’s parents while they were in Washington, among others.
He is a graduate of the University of Michigan, where he received six journalism awards. He enjoys spending time with his family, cheering for his son, Shomari Stone II, on the University of Michigan Football team, playing golf, hosting charity events and galas, along with mentoring and volunteering with the youth.
Follow Shomari Stone on Twitter and Instagram at @shomaristone and on Facebook at @ShomariStoneFOX5DC
The latest from Shomari Stone
Burglars steal nearly $40K from Fort Washington landscaping business
A small business owner in Prince George's County is trying to find a way to keep his landscaping company afloat after burglars stole nearly $40,000 worth of his equipment.
Man stabbed to death with sword in Prince George’s County; suspect in custody, faces charges
A 63-year old man was stabbed to death on Friday night in District Heights and police have arrested a 33-year old suspect.
Grandmother grieves over Wheaton Metro shooting victim
A grieving grandmother is speaking out for the first time about her grandson being killed at the Wheaton Metro Station.
Mom says student shot outside KIPP DC College Prep was targeted for his Air Jordans and iPhone
A grieving mother spoke out for the first time Wednesday about her son being shot outside KIPP DC College Preparatory school in Northeast.
Violent taco rampage caught on camera at D.C. Chipotle
A man went on a violent rampage inside a Chipotle in Northwest D.C. – and the whole thing was caught on camera.
Son stabs parents to death after argument in Woodbridge
Prince William County Police believe 38-year-old Nicholas Lee Reams got in an argument with his 70-year-old mother Sandra and stabbed her to death with a bayonet. While that was happening, investigators believe he got in another fight with his 67-year-old father, Rodney Reams.
CVS employee speaks out after string of thefts across DC region
It happened again. Suspects robbed another CVS in the D.C. region Wednesday evening.