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.

You can reach Lauren at llleamanczyk@cbs.com.

Falmouth High School (WBZ-TV)

15 Falmouth High Students Diagnosed With Whooping Cough

All of the whooping cough patients in this outbreak, 15 in total, go to Falmouth High School.

11/14/2014

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I-Team: Vaccine Rates Plummeting In Parts Of Mass.

Childhood vaccines are credited with virtually wiping out a host of awful diseases, yet many parents are still concerned about the shots.

11/12/2014

Ivory (WBZ-TV)

I-Team: Boston A Top Destination For Illegal Ivory

Officials with US Customs and Border Protection keep a constant eye for the contraband on the Boston waterfront.

11/11/2014

Kyon (WBZ-TV)

I-Team: Sick Puppies Being Sold To Local Families

The state has received dozens of complaints about sick dogs being sold by a company in Webster.

11/10/2014

Enterprise Rent A Car (WBZ-TV)

I-Team: Rental Car Customers Charged For Damage They Didn’t Cause

The I-Team found a number of customers who say they were charged hundreds of extra dollars for damage they insist did not happen during their rental period.

11/06/2014

U.S. Customs and Border Protection agents check food shipment. (WBZ-TV)

I-Team: Fraudulent Foods Could Pose Serious Health Risk

The I-Team has learned many fraudulent foods are making their way into our homes.

11/03/2014

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I-Team: Thousands Of Mass. Students In Chemical Danger Zone

More than 40,000 Bristol County school children are attending class within the danger zone of a major chemical disaster.

10/30/2014

Police body camera (I-Team)

I-Team: Mass. Police Departments Considering Body Cameras

According to a recent survey, as many as 50 Massachusetts police departments are now considering outfitting their officers with cameras.

10/21/2014

Cars (WBZ-TV)

I-Team: Hidden Safety Hazards In Used Cars

With 40 million cars recalled just this year, odds are greater than ever that a car you see on a lot could have an open recall.

10/14/2014

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I-Team: Tufts Medical Center Puts Ebola Contact Preparations In Place To Treat Patient

Staff at Tufts Medical Center were forced to put contact preparations for Ebola into place this weekend to treat a patient, the I-Team’s Lauren Leamanczyk has learned.

10/13/2014

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