Fox 44 Evening Anchor Lauren McCoy is a proud LSU Tiger. Lauren graduated from LSU's Manship School of Mass Communication in 2012 with a concentration in Broadcast Journalism, a minor in Film and Media Arts. During her time at LSU, she worked for Tiger TV, the Gumbo Yearbook and was a member of the LSU Powerlifting Team, where she became an All-American Collegiate Powerlifter.
In 2013, Lauren started at WVLA Local 33 and WGMB Fox 44 as a production assistant while working as a health coach at Woman's Hospital. In just a few months, she was promoted to reporter, then in 2015, she became the weekend anchor for Local 33, and in September of 2017, she was promoted to co-anchor of Fox 44, Baton Rouge's only 9:00 P.M. newscast.
Lauren is a Louisiana native with roots in New Orleans and Slidell. In her free time, she likes to work out and spend time with her friends, family and her dog Joshy. She also enjoys giving back to the community by working with local organizations, including the Big Buddy Program.