She worked for The Phil Donahue Show for fifteen years, eight of which were spent as Senior Producer. Lorri received two Emmy Awards for her work with The Phil Donahue Show and was awarded the American Women in Radio and Television Commendation.
She has been featured on the Today Show and the Montel Williams Show.
Lorri and her daughter co-authored the book Distorted, a memoir delving into her daughter’s struggle with an eating disorder. Her work has led her to become an active speaker and expert on eating disorders and resources for parents. She participates in the National Eating Disorder Association, serving on the Parent, Family & Friends Network steering committee and as a columnist for their quarterly electronic newsletter