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Lauren Leslie


Title: Anchor/Reporter

Anchor Lauren Leslie joined WEVV in the summer of 2015 as a reporter. She worked as an investigative journalist for two years before becoming an evening anchor. Lauren now wakes up the tristate as a morning anchor Monday through Friday on CBS44 & FOX44.

Homegrown, Lauren was born in Evansville and grew up in Newburgh attending Castle schools from kindergarten through graduation. Go Knights!

Lauren’s love for broadcast started at a young age growing up watching anchors like Katie Couric and Diane Sawyer.

After graduating from Castle in 2008, Lauren majored in Radio Television at the University of Southern Indiana and minored in criminal justice studies. A passion for covering the courts led her to report on several high-profile criminal trials throughout her career.

Outside of work Lauren enjoys hitting the links or solving a good crossword puzzle. She says you can never go wrong with a cup of coffee — and sorry dog people, Lauren’s definitely a cat person and loves Maine Coons.

Recent Posts by Lauren Leslie

Illinois Expands Vaccine Eligibility for Those With Serious Medical Conditions

The Illinois Department of Health expands vaccine eligibility for those with a serious medical condition.

Daviess County Works to Get Out of COVID-19 Red Zone

Daviess County is the only Green River District county left in the red zone but Judge Executive Al Mattingly says the county is working hard to keep the virus from spreading.

Boonville Man Shows Up to Hospital With Stab Wounds

Deputies with the Warrick County Sheriff's Office are investigating after a 50 year old man showed up to an area hospital with stab wounds this morning.

FDA: Johnson & Johnson's Single-Dose Vaccine is Effective Against COVID-19

Johnson & Johnson's single-dose vaccine shows it does protect against COVID-19 according to the FDA.

Fire Crews Save Three Dogs in Two Separate Water Rescues

On Tuesday, three dogs were saved from freezing waters in Vanderburgh County after falling through ice covered lakes.

Hoosiers 60+ Now Eligible for COVID-19 Vaccine

The Indiana State Department of Health has announced it is opening up vaccine eligibility to those who are 60 and older.

USI Art Student Builds Life-Sized SpongeBob With Snow

Maybe you spotted the life-sized Spongebob Squarepants in Owensboro over the weekend?!

NBA Legend Turns 58 & Hotel Heiress Celebrates 40

Happy birthday to Michael Jordan and Paris Hilton!

KYTC Brings Out 'Tow Plow' During Winter Storm

The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet unveils its tow plow to help clear major highways of snow. The piece of equipment allows one truck to clear two lanes of traffic.

INDOT's Message to Drivers: "Don't Crowd the Plow"

INDOT Southwest continues its efforts to clear area roadways of snow. On Monday afternoon a wintry mix moved into the tri-state leaving behind up to ten inches in some our northwestern communities. It's beautiful to look at but if you have to drive in it you will want to give yourself extra time to safely make your commute.

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