Lauren Leamanczyk

WBZ-TV's Lauren LeamanczykLauren 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.

You can reach Lauren at llleamanczyk@cbs.com.

Beagles (WBZ-TV)

I-Team: Dogs Used For Medical Research May Never Go Outside

Massachusetts is a hub of medical research and much of that science relies on animal testing, including the use of dogs.

02/16/2015

Fluoroquinolones (WBZ-TV)

I-Team: Patients Say Popular Drug Caused Devastating Side Effects

Many patients say instead of helping them heal, some powerful antibiotics have made them sicker.

02/06/2015

Cayden Carbone and Officer Steven Mulcahy. (WBZ-TV)

Malden Police Officer’s Small Gesture Makes Big Difference For Young Boy

It only took 15 minutes, but a small gesture from a Malden police officer was an unexpected Christmas gift for a little boy with autism who was having a very bad day.

12/30/2014

Ali Barton (WBZ-TV)

West Roxbury Mother Gets New Baby, New Heart

A Boston mother got a new baby and new heart just weeks apart, but she had to leave Massachusetts to make it happen.

12/29/2014

Statewide Glass in Grafton. (WBZ-TV)

I-Team: Customers Accuse Glass Shop Of Holding Cars Hostage

Dozens of customers have called police about a local glass company over the past decade. Many of them have a similar set of complaints.

12/03/2014

Elite Puppies in Webster (WBZ-TV)

I-Team: AG Investigating Claims Webster Pet Store Sold Sick Puppies

Families tell the I-Team puppies bought from a Webster store got sick within days or hours of bringing them home.

12/01/2014

(WBZ-TV)

I-Team: Drivers Using New Tool To Avoid Mass. Tolls

Toll cheaters have a new tool to avoid paying their fair share, and it’s costing Massachusetts taxpayers money.

11/25/2014

Pain Care clinic in Merrimack, NH (WBZ-TV)

I-Team: Suspected Victims Of Meningitis Outbreak Sue NH Company

Suspected victims of the meningitis outbreak linked to New England Compounding Center are now suing the chain of New Hampshire pain clinics that gave them the drugs.

11/19/2014

Neighbors say this parking lot is to blame for falling water levels. (WBZ-TV)

I-Team: Back Bay Development May Threaten Historic Buildings

The I-Team has discovered that some neighbors are accusing a well-connected property owner of skirting the rules designed to protect a delicate foundation of wood piles.

11/18/2014

The ITeam obtained inspection reports for 12 Boston hospitals and we found several facilities failing on many levels. (WBZ-TV)

I-Team: Cafeterias In Boston Hospitals Get Failing Grades

The I-Team obtained inspection reports for 12 Boston hospitals and we found several facilities failing on many levels.

11/17/2014

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