Lauren Leamanczyk

WBZ-TV's Lauren Leamanczyk

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Lauren 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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Nichole (WBZ-TV)

Insurance Company Refuses To Pay For Hepatitis Drug That Could Save Woman’s Life

A drug that could cure her Hepatitis C is available, but for 25-year-old Nichole it isn’t an option.


Bull mastiff at Laughin Kennel in Oxford (WBZ-TV)

I-Team: Former Kennel Employee Speaks Out About Deplorable Conditions

A new bill aimed at preventing the sale of so called “puppy mill” dogs is up for debate in the Massachusetts state house.


LA Fitness (WBZ-TV)

I-Team: LA Fitness Accused Of Using Deceptive Tactics In Mass.

Several gym members claim a popular fitness club used deceptive tactics to sign them to expensive personal training contracts.


Grant Headley in a previous mug shot. (Image Credit: Boston Police)

Man Accused Of Shooting Boston Police Officer Has Lengthy Criminal Record

The man arrested for shooting a Boston Police officer has a criminal history dating back a decade.


Nancy Eaton (WBZ-TV)

Woman To Run Boston Marathon In Honor Of Friend Killed In Car Crash

When Nancy Eaton runs this year’s Boston Marathon, it will be to honor a friend taken suddenly, just before Christmas.


Kevin and Karen inside their Danvers home (WBZ-TV)

I-Team: Homeowners Dropped By Insurance Companies After Winter Damage

After filling claims last winter, many homeowners are being dropped by their insurance companies.


Set of Live By Night in Lawrence (WBZ-TV)

I-Team: Movie Business Booming Thanks To Controversial Tax Credit

The Department of Revenue says the state paid out $58 million dollars in film tax subsidies in 2014, a 77 percent increase.


Boston Firefighters (WBZ-TV)

Thousands Of Firefighters Sue Siren Maker Over Hearing Loss

Thousands of firefighters across the country are suing a company that makes sirens claiming the noise has caused permanent hearing damage.


Hello Barbie (WBZ-TV)

I-Team: WiFi Enabled Toys Could Put Your Privacy At Risk

Some of this season’s hottest toys could be exposed to hackers.


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.




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