Lauren Westbrook - WAFB 9 News Baton Rouge, Louisiana News, Weather, Sports

Lauren Westbrook

Anchor 9 News This Morning and 9News at Noon

Monday - Friday

Birthplace: St. Louis, MO

Arrived in Baton Rouge: May 2011

Education: Bachelor's degree in Journalism/Mass Communication from the University of Oklahoma

Family Info: Grew up in St. Louis and Plano, TX with family scattered all around the country, including Louisiana and Alabama.

Hobbies: Spending time with my family and my Dorkie (a mix of Dachsund and Yorkie) named Emmy. I love watching college football in the fall and St. Louis Cardinals baseball in the summer! 

Big Stories Covered: l have covered everything from severe flooding and tornadoes, to the devastating Ft. Hood Massacre that took place in November of 2009. While I enjoy covering hard news, my favorite part of this job is making people smile with memorable stories. Any story that can bring about positive change is "big" for me.


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