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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.

Billerica High School students are giving up their cell phones for a month. (WBZ-TV)

Billerica Students Give Up Cell Phones For Friend Battling Cancer

High School students are pledging to give up their phones for 30 days to raise money for cancer research.

03/24/2014

Louis Corbett (WBZ-TV)

New Zealand Boy Losing Vision Meets Celtics

Louis Corbett is filling up a bank of visual memories, enough to last a lifetime.

03/05/2014

Julio Salado's car hit a pothole so hard the air bag deployed. (WBZ-TV)

Cleveland Circle Pothole Puts Driver In Hospital

Julio Salado injured his arm and his eye when his wheel went into a pothole on Chestnut Hill Avenue.

02/28/2014

Boston Police (WBZ-TV)

Woman Claims She Was Stalked, Propositioned By Boston Police Officer

A Boston Police officer is under investigation because a woman claims he propositioned her for sex and then followed her home after a traffic stop.

02/26/2014

Artist rendering of proposed Mohegan Sun casino in Revere. (Mohegan Sun Photo)

Revere Residents Set To Vote On Mohegan Sun Casino

For the second time, Revere residents will vote on a proposed casino at Suffolk Downs.

02/24/2014

Snow covered sidewalks in Lynn. (WBZ-TV)

Lynn Issues Hundreds Of Tickets For Unshoveled Sidewalks

The city has issued 525 tickets since the first of the year. Just last week more than 100 citations went out to property owners.

02/17/2014

Falling ice damaged a car in Quincy. (WBZ-TV)

Pedestrians Warned Of Falling Ice In Boston

The problem is on full display on homes and buildings throughout the Boston area. Icicles poised like daggers from gutters and overhangs.

02/14/2014

Tiina Smith, of Weston. (WBZ-TV)

Mother Of Local Olympian Heading To Sochi Despite Security Scare

Tiina Smith, of Weston, is preparing to travel to Russia to cheer on her Olympian son Trace Smith.

02/06/2014

Dillon Destefano accused of attacking students at Endicott College. (Beverly PD Photo)

Endicott College Student Charged In String Of Attacks

An Endicott College sophomore is under arrest, charged with randomly attacking three fellow students.

02/04/2014

Sean Carduff was shot with an Airsoft rifle in Wareham. (WBZ-TV)

Boy Wounded By Pellet Gun While Building Snowman In Wareham

The 6-year-old boy was building a snowman with his cousin in the backyard of his grandparents’ Wareham home when he was hit with a pellet from a high powered Airsoft rifle.

01/31/2014

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