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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.

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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Worcester Police On Alert After Men Threaten Girl Walking To School

According to police, a 14-year-old girl was walking to school when two men driving a white box van pulled over and demanded she get in.

01/27/2014

Threatening text messages to Mass. mom. (WBZ-TV

Lynnfield Mother Living In Fear After Phone Scam

There are new warnings from law enforcement officials about a kidnapping scam that has targeted parents all over Massachusetts.

01/23/2014

A fake robber caused a scare in Lowell. (WBZ-TV)

Amateur Filmmakers Cause Scare At Lowell Convenience Store

Lowell Police surrounded a convenience store Tuesday night believing there was an armed robbery happening inside.

01/15/2014

Richard Trott Sr. of East Sandwich appears in court on Tuesday, Jan. 14, 2014. (Credit: WBZ-TV)

Cape Cod Man Accused Of Swindling Disabled Veterans Group

He once led the Cape Cod Chapter of Disabled American Veterans. Now Richard Trott Sr. of East Sandwich is accused of stealing from the group.

01/14/2014

Milford town workers lottery ticket. (WBZ-TV photo)

Milford Town Workers Miss Mega Millions Jackpot By One Number

Forty workers from Milford Town Hall all went in together to buy tickets. They got five numbers right, but they were the wrong five numbers.

12/19/2013

Sketches of Stonehill sex assault suspects.

Stonehill College Student Sexually Assaulted In Dorm Room

Stonehill College Campus Police and Easton Police are expanding the search for two men who allegedly sexually assaulted a student in a residence hall.

12/16/2013

(Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Majority Of Travelers Opposed To Allowing Cell Phone Conversations On Planes

Passengers at Logan Airport are hoping an FCC plan to allow in flight cell phone calls gets grounded.

12/12/2013

Damage after Methuen home invasion. (WBZ-TV photo)

Methuen Neighborhood On Edge After Rash Of Robberies

Methuen Police are looking for a burglar or burglars after a rash of robberies on the East Side of the city.

12/11/2013

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