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.

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Massachusetts Health Connector. (WBZ-TV)

I-Team: Thousands Paid For Health Insurance They Couldn’t Use

The I-Team found that thousands of Massachusetts residents paid for health insurance they were not able to use.



I-Team: Med Spa Patients Badly Hurt By Hair Removal, Botox Treatments

There are hundreds of med spas in Massachusetts and some people are sounding an alarm, saying as the industry grows, so do the numbers of injuries and lawsuits.


Trash pile in Lawrence DPW yard (WBZ-TV)

I-Team: Lawrence Workers Say Trash Pile Is Affecting Their Health

For years, a pile of trash has been growing inside the Lawrence DPW yard.


Maureen Lynch at her September 2 court appearance. (WBZ-TV)

Former Burlington Housing Director Pleads Not Guilty To Misusing Funds

The former Burlington Housing Authority executive director pleaded not guilty Wednesday to charges that she misused taxpayer funds while holding the position.


Maureen Lynch, accused of improper spending. (WBZ-TV)

I-Team: Burlington Official Indicted For Misuse Of Taxpayer Funds

The I-Team has learned that a Burlington official is under investigation and now indicted for using her publicly issued credit card for personal expenses.


With college students arriving back in the Boston area, online apartment scam rentals are multiplying (WBZ-TV)

Rental Scams Target College Students Moving To Boston

With college students arriving back in the Boston area en masse, the scams are multiplying.



I-Team: New Bill Would Regulate Airbnb, Short Term Rentals In Mass.

A Boston lawmaker says short term rentals can have a detrimental effect on a neighborhood.


One of the homes damaged by the erosion on Plum Island. (WBZ-TV)

Mass. Lawmakers Debate Waterfront Home Buyback Program On Plum Island

A waterfront home buyback program has already unanimously passed the state Senate as part of a climate change bill and is on its way to the House.


Jack Loiselle (WBZ-TV)

I-Team: Caseload Continues To Increase For DCF Workers

The Department of Children and Families was involved with the boy who was allegedly starved by his father.


Martin Finch (WBZ-TV)

I-Team: Man Posing As Engineer Allegedly Scammed More Customers

A man claiming to be a licensed engineer that the I-Team exposed last year appears to be at it again, despite a court order not to.




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