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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Revere Fire Ladder truck (WBZ-TV)

I-Team: Civil Service Reserve List Called Unfair, Waste Of Taxpayer Money

Earning pension eligibility for time you didn’t work may sound too good to be true. But the I-Team found that is exactly what is happening at some fire departments in Massachusetts thanks to a Civil Service loophole.


A Watertown Police officers during active shooter drill (WBZ-TV)

What To Do During An Active Shooter Situation

Watertown Police showed WBZ reporter Lauren Leamanczyk the training they give civilians.


Snowplows (WBZ-TV)

I-Team: Mass. Lacks Regulations For Snowplow Drivers

The I-Team found the industry has little to no regulation in Massachusetts surrounding driver fatigue.


Airbnb is a site aimed at short-term room and home rentals. (WBZ-TV

I-Team: Airbnb Creates Plan To Build Relationship With Communities Amid Criticism

Airbnb announced their plan to be a better neighbor and called it “Community Compact.”


Boston (WBZ-TV)

I-Team: Boston’s Top Tax Delinquents

Some of the city’s wealthiest property investors do not pay their taxes on time.


Truck driver texting on Mass. highway (WBZ-TV)

I-Team: Police Have Trouble Cracking Down On Texting Truckers

The dangers of texting and driving are well documented and well understood. The I-Team found many truckers are not getting the message.


Fluoroquinolones (WBZ-TV)

I-Team: Mass. Families To Share Antibiotic Horror Stories With FDA

On Thursday, the Food and Drug Administration will hold a meeting to consider changing how Fluoroquinolones are used.


Alisa and Rowan Steele (WBZ-TV)

I-Team: Generic Drug Legal Loophole Puts Patients At Risk

The Steele family of Foxboro is hoping their story will help make a meaningful change for thousands of Massachusetts residents who take generic drugs.


Odomoter (Image from YouTube)

I-Team: Thousands Of Mass. Drivers Duped By Odometer Rollback

New electronic devices are making odometer fraud easier than ever and the I-Team found thousands of unsuspecting buyers here in Massachusetts are walking right into that trap.


Xu Mei Kwong, mother of Binland Lee (WBZ-TV)

I-Team: Mother Of Student Killed In Fire Wants Safer Housing In Boston

The mother of a student who died in an apartment fire hopes Boston will one day be a city safe for all students.




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