Lauren has been with WIFR since Fall 2007. She graduated from Boylan Catholic High School in Rockford in 2003. She then went to Northern Illinois University, where she graduated with a B.A. in Broadcast Journalism and a minor in Psychology. Upon graduation, Lauren started interning at 23 WIFR, which led to several producing positions. She now reports and anchors.
Lauren was born in St. Louis, Missouri but grew up in Boston, Massachusetts. She moved to Rockford half-way through high school, and has been here ever since. She says it’s nice to be in the Midwest where it's a little more relaxed compared to the busy city.
In her free time, Lauren loves going to the beach and swimming, dancing, photography and if she finds a good book, she will read for hours.
Some little known facts about Lauren, she's not Irish despite her red hair. She loves food; Italian, Mexican, sushi, you name it. She also loves animals, especially dogs.
Lauren loves hearing from the community so if you have a story idea please feel free to email her.