Lauren is a native Detroiter who spent over 15 years in local news media. Perhaps best known as the weekend morning anchor for the NBC Detroit affiliate WDIV Local 4 News, there she capitalized on her knowledge developed studying for her under graduate degree from the University of Michigan and during her years at Wayne State University’s Law school, achieving a rare career journey in a top 10 news market, from intern, to evening news writer to weekend morning news anchor. She gained wide viewership and consistent rating increase until she made the choice to leave the morning show to create a more balanced work/family schedule by establishing The Elevate Project Inc.
She takes on a wide variety of projects including, strategic marketing and branding, live event hosting, video production, script and executive writing, speech and presentation coaching, voiceover and industrial/corporate film work, in which she has over 20 years experience.
She is the mother of 3 high achieving boys and is dedicated to maintaining a healthy lifestyle, cooking organic meals and staying current in her workout practices. She is an active member of the Detroit Chapter of The Links, Inc.
Her next adventure will take her into the nonprofit realm as she looks to support African American youth, with a special emphasis on boys, through hands on entrepreneurial work, STEM and life skills training.