Lauren McCoy co-anchors Fox 44 News at 5:30 and 9:00. In 2013, Lauren started at NBC Local 33 and 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. In September of 2017, she was promoted again to co-anchor the evening newscasts for Fox 44.
Lauren is a proud LSU Tiger. She 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.
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.