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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.

Arbor Inn in Wrentham (WBZ-TV photo)

Wrentham Police Have No Record Of First Call For Help Before Dragging Death

Wrentham Police have released the dispatch logs from the night a motel housekeeper was hit by a car and dragged three miles to her death.

12/02/2013

Clear-cutting of trees by NStar in Middleborough. (WBZ-TV photo)

Middleborough Residents Battle NStar Over Clear-Cutting

Homeowners though have banded together against the clearing work. They have found allies among the conservation commission and some selectmen who are worried about the environmental impact.

11/15/2013

Ted Candaza watches typhoon coverage. (WBZ-TV photo)

Local Filipinos Await Word From Relatives After Typhoon Hits

As Typhoon Haiyan batters the Philippines, local Filipinos are desperately searching for any news about their loved ones.

11/08/2013

David Ortiz arrives for Late Show With Dave Letterman. (WBZ-TV photo)

David Ortiz Appears On The Late Show With David Letterman

The victory tour continued for Red Sox slugger David Ortiz. Big Papi appeared on The Late Show with David Letterman.

11/04/2013

Quintin Berry #50 of the Boston Red Sox warms up in front of the Green Monster with teammate Mike Carp #37 of the Boston Red Sox. (Photo by Jared Wickerham/Getty Images)

The Cost Of The Ultimate World Series Experience At Fenway Park

A Red Sox World Series at Fenway may seem priceless to big time fans. But enjoying the game does come at a cost.

10/29/2013

Danvers High School (WBZ-TV photo)

Parents Seek Answers After Murder Of Danvers High School Teacher

Nearly a thousand parents flooded into the Danvers High School Fieldhouse Thursday night for a meeting aimed at answering their questions before their children return to classes on Friday.

10/24/2013

Red Sox fan Janet Black  (WBZ-TV photo)

Red Sox Fans Get Excited For World Series

Hundreds of Red Sox fans turned out to meet Red Sox catcher Jarrod Saltalamacchia at Modell’s in Medford.

10/22/2013

Police say the man was riding a Suzuki GSXR, similar to this one. (Mass State Police photo)

State Police Seek Motorcyclist Spotted Weaving Through Rush Hour Traffic

Troopers say every time the motorcyclist spots a police cruiser, he accelerates to well over 100 MPH and takes off in the breakdown lane.

10/21/2013

Boston marathon bombing suspects exchange gunfire with police in Watertown.

Watertown Neighborhood Still Scarred From Shootout With Bombing Suspects

Six months later there are still bullet holes in the siding of homes. Some cars still bear the scars of a gun battle that took place in the middle of the street.

10/17/2013

Police say this man put a skimmer on a North End ATM.

ATM Skimmers Found At Banks In Boston And Peabody

The Secret Service is looking for a man who installed skimming devices on ATMs in both Boston’s North End and in Peabody.

10/11/2013

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