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Lauren Melvin is an Emmy-nominated journalist, who joined WFMY as a general assignment reporter in June of 2011. In April of 2013, Lauren joined the Good Morning Show as an anchor.

Before heading south to the Triad, Lauren was the morning anchor and a general assignment reporter at WJAC-TV in Johnstown, Pennsylvania. Among her most memorable stories there is her extensive coverage of the fundraising efforts and construction of the Flight 93 National Memorial.

Lauren fell in love with broadcasting and the fast pace of the newsroom in college, when she interned at CBS News in the Washington Bureau, Cox Broadcasting in the Washington Bureau and at a local TV station. Her interest in politics also led her to work in the White House and on Capitol Hill.

Lauren is a 2007 graduate of The George Washington University, where she graduated Cum Laude from the School of Media and Public Affairs. She also studied European television and media and politics in Barcelona, Spain.

Lauren is a runner, so you'll likely catch her and her husband exploring the Greensboro area on foot. And as self-proclaimed foodies, they love to cook and try new restaurants!

In her free time, Lauren enjoys traveling and spending time with family and friends. And she always wants to know what you're talking about! You can follow her on Twitter @ltmelvin

E-mail: lmelvin@wfmy.com
Twitter: @ltmelvin
Facebook: facebook.com/LaurenMelvinWFMYNews2

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