Lauren Taylor is an anchor and reporter for Straight Arrow News.
Her news career spans more than a decade. She comes to SAN after being the primary evening anchor for WOWT in Omaha, Nebraska for 5 years. Previously, she worked for WFXR News in Roanoke, VA as the weekend anchor. Lauren also stopped at RNN-TV in New York City where she was a multimedia journalist for FIOS1 News. Her main responsibility was covering the Long Island region. Lauren was also a multimedia journalist for WPMI Local 15 News in Mobile, Alabama and for KXVA/KIDY Fox News in San Angelo, Texas.
As a reporter, Lauren has covered national stories such as the aftermath of the Charlottesville riots, the opioid addiction plaguing U.S. communities, the Dauphin Island Regatta disaster, the blizzard of 2016 that pounded the Northeast and several national and local elections. She loves reporting on stories that help educate people so they can make an informed and confident decision at the ballot box.
Lauren got her start in broadcast journalism after interning at WBAL-TV 11 News in Baltimore. Lauren grew up in Baltimore County, Maryland and graduated from The University of Alabama with a bachelor’s degree in history and political Science. Roll Tide!
In her spare time, Lauren enjoys cooking, working out and spending time with her friends and family. She also has an adorable French Bulldog named Louie.
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