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.

Trinity Day Academy in New Bedford (WBZ-TV)

I-Team: New Isolation Room Law May Not Protect All Students

The state imposed new regulations that will take effect next year, restricting the use of seclusion and restraint in Massachusetts public schools.

04/28/2015

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I-Team: Department Store Deceiving Customers With Fake Gems?

Some customers are being led to believe they are buying real rubies rather than simple colored stones.

WBZ-TV–04/24/2015

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I-Team: Mass. Judge Says GPS Bracelets Are Flawed

Thousands of convicted felons are monitored by GPS ankle bracelets, but one Massachusetts judge says they are so flawed, she won’t be using them anymore.

04/23/2015

The super-maximum-security federal prison in Florence, Colorado, 100 miles south of Denver.  (Photo credit BOB DAEMMRICH/AFP/Getty Images)

I-Team: Former Warden Says Death Is Better Than Life In Supermax

It is as isolated as the prisoners who call it home. The prison called ADX Florence is a tomb for the living.

04/21/2015

Set of "RIPD" (WBZ-TV)

I-Team: Insurance Companies Cashing In On Mass. Film Tax Credit

The I-Team found that many companies cashing in on the tax credit have nothing to do with making movies.

WBZ-TV–04/13/2015

Beagles (WBZ-TV)

I-Team: Dogs Used For Medical Research May Never Go Outside

Massachusetts is a hub of medical research and much of that science relies on animal testing, including the use of dogs.

02/16/2015

Fluoroquinolones (WBZ-TV)

I-Team: Patients Say Popular Drug Caused Devastating Side Effects

Many patients say instead of helping them heal, some powerful antibiotics have made them sicker.

02/06/2015

Cayden Carbone and Officer Steven Mulcahy. (WBZ-TV)

Malden Police Officer’s Small Gesture Makes Big Difference For Young Boy

It only took 15 minutes, but a small gesture from a Malden police officer was an unexpected Christmas gift for a little boy with autism who was having a very bad day.

12/30/2014

Ali Barton (WBZ-TV)

West Roxbury Mother Gets New Baby, New Heart

A Boston mother got a new baby and new heart just weeks apart, but she had to leave Massachusetts to make it happen.

12/29/2014

Statewide Glass in Grafton. (WBZ-TV)

I-Team: Customers Accuse Glass Shop Of Holding Cars Hostage

Dozens of customers have called police about a local glass company over the past decade. Many of them have a similar set of complaints.

12/03/2014

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