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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The Esplanade on the 4th of July. (WBZ-TV)

Wynn Resorts Considers Sponsoring Boston Pops Fireworks Spectacular

Representatives of Wynn were at Sunday night’s rehearsal getting a back stage behind the scenes tour.


Special Agent in Charge of FBI Boston Harold Shaw (WBZ-TV)

I-Team: FBI Boston ‘Hyper Vigilant’ After Recent Terror Attacks

The head of FBI’s Boston office says even though the attacks may happen hundreds or thousands of miles away, it affects the way they investigate cases here.


Part of the highway was shut down after the crash. (WBZ-TV)

I-Team: Highway Worker Killed In Medford Expressed Concerns About Lack Of Detail Officer

A highway worker killed on the job expressed concerns about the lack of a police detail hours before his death.


(Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images)

I-Team: Gun Control In Massachusetts By The Numbers

The I-Team dug into Massachusetts data to find out which towns have the most active licenses and which towns deny the most gun license applications.


Orlando police outside of the Pulse nightclub, June 12, 2016. (Image credit: CBS News)

Orlando Shooter Purchased Gun Legally After He Was Removed From FBI Terror Watch List

Omar Mateen was on the FBI Terror Watch List in 2013 and 2014 but he was still able to legally buy a gun.


Four people died in a fire at a Manchester, NH apartment building.

I-Team: NH Apartment Building Where Family Died In Fire Passed Inspection

The former owner of the Manchester, NH building says he was worried about fires there for years.


Using an online dating app (WBZ)

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.


Helicopter dropping pellets to kill mosquitoes in Norfolk County (WBZ-TV)

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.


2003 Toyota Corolla (WBZ-TV)

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.


Arthur DaRosa. (Facebook photo)

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.



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