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Lauren Leamanczyk

WBZ-TV's Lauren LeamanczykLauren Leamanczyk is a WBZ-TV News General Assignment Reporter for CBS Boston’s WBZ-TV and MyTV38 (WSBK-TV).

She started at the station in 2011 as WBZ-TV News New Hampshire Bureau Chief. Most recently, Leamanczyk transitioned to the General Assignment Reporter in Boston. Prior to WBZ-TV News, Lauren worked as a Reporter and substitute Anchor at WTMJ-TV in Milwaukee, WI. She won multiple awards for writing and for breaking news coverage. While at WTMJ, Lauren covered events all over the Midwest and the nation. She spent a week reporting live from the Virginia Tech campus following the deadliest mass shooting in history.

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

Leamanczyk grew up in Chicago. In her spare time, Lauren loves to travel and check out new restaurants. She’s a history buff and a big sports fan so New England should keep her busy!

You can reach Lauren at llleamanczyk@cbs.com.

Jeff Bauman (WBZ-TV)

Marathon Bombing Survivor Jeff Bauman Grateful For Support Over Past Year

Jeff Bauman, marathon survivor, is now Jeff Bauman best selling author. A role he says he couldn’t have imagined a year ago.

11 hours ago

Sean Collier

Inspired By MIT Officer, Team Collier Strong Will Run Boston Marathon

Sean Collier’s brother and sister are training to run the Boston Marathon with Team Collier Strong.

04/04/2014

Billerica High School students are giving up their cell phones for a month. (WBZ-TV)

Billerica Students Give Up Cell Phones For Friend Battling Cancer

High School students are pledging to give up their phones for 30 days to raise money for cancer research.

03/24/2014

Louis Corbett (WBZ-TV)

New Zealand Boy Losing Vision Meets Celtics

Louis Corbett is filling up a bank of visual memories, enough to last a lifetime.

03/05/2014

Julio Salado's car hit a pothole so hard the air bag deployed. (WBZ-TV)

Cleveland Circle Pothole Puts Driver In Hospital

Julio Salado injured his arm and his eye when his wheel went into a pothole on Chestnut Hill Avenue.

02/28/2014

Boston Police (WBZ-TV)

Woman Claims She Was Stalked, Propositioned By Boston Police Officer

A Boston Police officer is under investigation because a woman claims he propositioned her for sex and then followed her home after a traffic stop.

02/26/2014

Artist rendering of proposed Mohegan Sun casino in Revere. (Mohegan Sun Photo)

Revere Residents Set To Vote On Mohegan Sun Casino

For the second time, Revere residents will vote on a proposed casino at Suffolk Downs.

02/24/2014

Snow covered sidewalks in Lynn. (WBZ-TV)

Lynn Issues Hundreds Of Tickets For Unshoveled Sidewalks

The city has issued 525 tickets since the first of the year. Just last week more than 100 citations went out to property owners.

02/17/2014

Falling ice damaged a car in Quincy. (WBZ-TV)

Pedestrians Warned Of Falling Ice In Boston

The problem is on full display on homes and buildings throughout the Boston area. Icicles poised like daggers from gutters and overhangs.

02/14/2014

Tiina Smith, of Weston. (WBZ-TV)

Mother Of Local Olympian Heading To Sochi Despite Security Scare

Tiina Smith, of Weston, is preparing to travel to Russia to cheer on her Olympian son Trace Smith.

02/06/2014

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