Lauren Leamanczyk

WBZ-TV's Lauren Leamanczyk

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Lauren Leamanczyk is an I-Team Correspondent for WBZ-TV News and is part of the WBZ-TV award-winning team of investigative journalists.

Most recently, Leamanczyk has been a general assignment reporter and fill-in anchor for WBZ-TV News. She started at the station in 2011 as New Hampshire Bureau Chief. Leamanczyk was part of the news team who in 2014 received both a Columbia DuPont Award as well as a 2013 George Foster Peabody Award for coverage of the Boston Marathon Bombings.

Prior to WBZ-TV News, Leamanczyk worked as a reporter at WTMJ-TV in Milwaukee, WI. She won multiple awards for writing and for breaking news coverage. While at WTMJ, she covered events throughout the Midwest and the nation. She spent a week reporting live from the Virginia Tech campus following the deadly mass shooting. Leamanczyk is experienced in political coverage and was a lead reporter on the 2008 Presidential Campaign. She reported live from the Iowa Straw Poll, Iowa Caucuses and from President Barack Obama’s election night rally in Chicago. She began her career reporting in Madison, WI and Columbia, MO.

Leamanczyk graduated from the University of Missouri with a major in broadcast journalism and a minor in political science.

Boston’s WBZ-TV and sister-station myTV38 (WSBK-TV) are part of CBS Television Stations, a division of CBS Corporation.

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I-Team: Online Matchmaking Site Accused Of Cheating Customers

A Massachusetts matchmaking company is under fire from customers who say the company left their wallets and hearts empty.


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I-Team: Thousands Of Acres Will Not Be Protected Against Mosquitoes

Some areas of the state may not be as well protected as they have in the past, and some fear special interest groups may be putting the public at risk.


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I-Team: New England Drivers Susceptible To ‘Title Washing’ Scam

As many as 800,000 cars on the road across the country have evidence of title washing.


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I-Team: Hospitals Face Difficult Decision To Hold Mental Health Patients

The I-Team looked into whether the hospital had the right to hold the man who allegedly killed two people during a stabbing rampage in Taunton.


Stem cell treatment (WBZ-TV)

I-Team: New Warning About Stem Cell Therapies

Desperate patients are paying thousands of dollars for stem cell treatments that critics say have not been subjected to full scientific review.


Marijuana plant (WBZ-TV)

I-Team: The Economics Of Legal Pot

In Colorado, sales of marijuana were nearly $1 billion in 2015.


Marijuana joint (WBZ-TV)

I-Team: Impact Of Legal Marijuana On Teenagers

One of the biggest areas of concern surrounding the marijuana ballot question is the impact on teens.


Marijuana (WBZ-TV)

I-Team: The Politics Of Marijuana Legalization

Get ready for a media blitz as supporters and opponents try to convince you to take sides on the issue of marijuana legalization.


Marijuana edibles (WBZ-TV)

I-Team: How To Regulate Marijuana Edibles

Marijuana edibles make up nearly half of the one billion dollar legal pot industry in Colorado. They are also among the most controversial aspects of legalization.


Marijuana dispensary in Denver, Colorado (WBZ-TV)

I-Team: How Legal Marijuana Has Changed Denver

Denver is known for its mountain views, a bustling downtown and now as the epicenter of a legal marijuana industry.



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