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.

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

Cyclist (WBZ-TV)

I-Team: Concussions On The Rise Among Cyclists

No one will argue you are safer riding with a helmet than without one, but as our cycling culture keeps growing, the I-Team found some troubling numbers.

07/03/2014

Chelsea High School (WBZ-TV)

Chelsea Schools Overwhelmed By Sudden Influx Of Immigrant Students

The national immigration crisis on the United States’ southern border is now impacting Massachusetts.

06/24/2014

Martin Finch (WBZ-TV)

I-Team: North Reading Man Charged In Land Surveying Scheme

A North Reading man is accused of passing himself off as a licensed land surveyor and charging people $650 to $800 for his work.

06/18/2014

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I-Team: Mental Health Support Lacking In Many Local Schools

The I-Team found some Massachusetts school districts falling well below standards when it comes to one measure of mental health services for students.

06/12/2014

Caridinal O'Connell School in Lowell. (WBZ-TV)

Child Injured By Homemade Bomb In Lowell

An 11-year-old Lowell boy was in the wrong place at the wrong time, his family says, when he was hit by a chemical reaction bomb.

05/19/2014

Hundreds attend vigil for Officer Steve Arkell in Brentwood, NH. (WBZ-TV)

Brentwood, NH Mourns Slain Police Officer Stephen Arkell

Hundreds attended a vigil for the Brentwood, NH police officer who was killed in the line of duty.

05/13/2014

Norma Hairston and Cheniel “Biggy” Garcia. (WBZ)

Suspects Arrested In Framingham Drug Bust Worked For Anti-Drug Programs

A woman who works with addiction programs and a man who works with an organization to keep kids off drugs are two members of a major drug ring, Framingham Police say.

05/02/2014

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Mass. Residents Targeted In New Tax Scam

The federal agency investigating the scam says it’s the biggest taxpayer scam they have ever seen.

04/30/2014

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.

04/17/2014

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