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Lauren Leamanczyk

WBZ-TV's Lauren LeamanczykLauren Leamanczyk is an I-Team Correspondent for WBZ-TV News and is part of the award-winning team of investigative journalists including Chief Correspondent Joe Shortsleeve.

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.

Surgery (WBZ-TV)

I-Team: Professor Helps Organ Transplant Patients On Multiple Waiting Lists

Many transplant patients now multi list in different regions across the country, hoping to speed up their waiting time.

17 hours ago

High school football (WBZ-TV)

I-Team: Local Schools Using Subpar Football Helmets

The I-Team found some local schools using helmets that at least one prominent research facility has deemed unacceptable.

09/23/2014

UMass football at Gillette Stadium (WBZ-TV)

I-Team: UMass Football’s Move To FBS Comes At High Cost

The state’s flagship university is now playing at the NCAA’s highest level. The I-Team finds it’s coming at a high cost, and not everybody is cheering.

09/19/2014

Surgery (WBZ-TV)

I-Team: Transplant Patients Face Long Wait Times In New England

The I-Team found patients in New England wait longer than just about anyone else in the country for a transplant.

09/15/2014

Inspectional services ruled the home uninhabitable. (Photo by Ken MacLeod - WBZ-TV)

I-Team: Police Visited Blackstone Home 29 Times Before Gruesome Discovery

Documents show a number of police calls to 23 St. Paul Street since 2000 where four children were found living in filth and neglect with the remains of three infants.

09/15/2014

Commission Against Discrimination. (WBZ-TV)

I-Team: Massive Backlog At MCAD Leads To Long Delays In Justice

The I-Team finds the Massachusetts Commission Against Discrimination is chronically underfunded and has a backlog that keeps citizens waiting for years to have their cases heard.

09/03/2014

S.M.I.L.E. Pre-School in Boston (WBZ-TV)

I-Team: Boston Daycare Workers Cheated Out Of Retirement Savings

When a Boston daycare and pre-school shut down, its workers tried to access their retirement savings. Some found big discrepancies between what they put in and what was actually deposited.

08/20/2014

Local college students say ValoreBooks is a "scam." (WBZ-TV).

I-Team: College Students Say Local Textbook Company Is A ‘Scam’

Students call Valore books a scam,

07/29/2014

Veterans Community Foundation (WBZ-TV)

Veterans Charity Exposed By I-Team Shuts Down

A veterans charity exposed by the I-Team in April for illegally soliciting donations in Massachusetts and failing to help veterans has shut down its operations.

07/16/2014

A patient attacks nurses in the emergency room at Dorchester's Carney Hospital. (WBZ-TV)

I-Team: Hospital Workers Increasingly Targets Of Patient Violence

A recent survey found violence in hospitals targeting nurses and other employees has jumped 37 percent in the past three years.

07/08/2014

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