Zaneta Lowe

Chief Consumer Investigator

From coverage of severe weather to saving money, Zaneta's done it!

A native of Birmingham, Alabama, Zaneta has more than 15 years in experience in the business. She got her first taste of life in the newsroom as a high school intern at the CBS affiliate in her hometown.

Before joining the WREG Investigative Team, Zaneta worked for five years as an Anchor/Consumer Reporter at WTVM in Columbus, GA. Throughout that time, Zaneta anchored the morning show, started a consumer blog and covered stories that saved viewers from rip offs, and even put scammers behind bars.

Zaneta previously worked as a General Assignment Reporter at WVTM in Birmingham and as an Anchor/Reporter at WJRD (now WVUA) in Tuscaloosa where she earned two, Associated Press Awards for Best Spot News Coverage and Best Documentary.

Earlier in her career, Zaneta was also an Anchor/Reporter at WUAL-Alabama Public Radio.

In each city Zaneta has lived in, she's spent time outside the walls of the tv station, understanding that true commitment comes from outreach in the community.

She's worked with literacy groups, arts foundations and Cooperative Extension to name a few.

Zaneta is a member of Investigative Reporters and Editors.

Although an Alabama native, Zaneta says she's excited about getting to know the folks in the Mid South, learning about the history and especially tasting all the good food!

Zaneta and her husband Woodrow, Jr. have three boys. In her spare time, she goes to their baseball and football games and takes family pictures.

Zaneta also enjoys reading, scrapbooking and is an avid couponer.

Her kids say it's a hobby, she says it's saving, and that's a way of life.

Recent Articles

  • Rogue Preparers Steal Identities, File Returns

    Posted on: 10:20 am, February 4, 2014, by , updated on: 09:35am, February 5, 2014

    Just learned a return was already filed in your name? Steps you can take to protect your identity this tax season.
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  • DCS Audit Reveals Problems And Progress

    Posted on: 6:01 pm, January 27, 2014, by

    New audit released regarding DCS. Report notes problems, but progress made at child welfare agency.
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  • Biofuel Plant Has History Of Violations

    Posted on: 3:35 pm, January 24, 2014, by , updated on: 06:58pm, January 24, 2014

    Biofuel plant previously fined for violations
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  • IRS Commissioner Visits Memphis

    Posted on: 5:56 pm, January 23, 2014, by , updated on: 06:57pm, January 23, 2014

    The new head of the IRS makes a stop in Memphis as filing season is set to kick off.
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  • Risky Rewards…How Retailers Handle Your Personal Information

    Posted on: 12:26 pm, January 23, 2014, by , updated on: 06:10pm, January 23, 2014

    Ever given your zip code or phone number to a retailer in exchange for a reward? If the answer is no, keep reading. Experts say companies often still get it!
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  • Bills Aimed At More Change For DCS

    Posted on: 4:48 pm, January 21, 2014, by , updated on: 09:59am, January 22, 2014

    Bills introduced target more change at DCS, recourse for victims' families.
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  • MLK Day Events

    Posted on: 10:05 am, January 18, 2014, by , updated on: 08:04pm, January 17, 2014

    (Memphis) The legacy of Dr. King isn’t about furniture and clothing sales! How about jobs, education, equality? Here’s a quick...
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  • Avoid Tax Identity Theft

    Posted on: 1:46 pm, January 16, 2014, by , updated on: 10:12am, February 4, 2014

    Protect your money and your identity! Learn how to avoid tax identity theft.
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  • Spotting Diet Fad Red Flags

    Posted on: 5:44 pm, January 13, 2014, by , updated on: 05:52pm, January 13, 2014

    Make a resolution to lose weight? The On Your Side Investigators show you how to spot phony weight loss claims.
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    Posted on: 12:47 pm, January 9, 2014, by and , updated on: 05:04pm, February 10, 2014

    From unexplained deaths to the malfunctioning computer system that tracks them, our coverage has exposed numerous issues at the department
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  • Make The Most Of Subscription Services

    Posted on: 9:39 am, January 2, 2014, by , updated on: 05:34pm, January 2, 2014

    Subscription services continue to grow, how do you make the most of yours?
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  • Last-Minute Tax Tips For 2013

    Posted on: 5:28 pm, December 26, 2013, by

    Making some last minute tax moves could save consumers money in 2014!
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