Lauren Westbrook

Lauren Westbrook

WAFB Anchor

Baton Rouge, La.

Lauren Westbrook is originally from St. Louis, Missouri and spent time in the Dallas area as well growing up. She is a graduate of the University of Oklahoma where she earned her degree in Journalism and Mass Communications. Boomer Sooner!

Lauren came to WAFB in May of 2011 after reporting in Waco, Texas for three years.

She currently co-anchors 9News This Morning and anchors 9News at Noon.

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  • University of Oklahoma: Journalism and Mass Communications

Recent Articles by Lauren

  SHOWCASING LOUISIANA: New restaurant at The Myrtles serving up ‘contemporary history’

  SHOWCASING LOUISIANA: Baton Rouge woman makes stunning displays out of balloons

  STEM academy giving Livonia students a head start on college

  SHOWCASING LOUISIANA: ‘Bookface’ social media campaign sparks new energy at Ascension Parish Libraries

  La. animal shelter helps Texas shelter recover after Imelda flooding

  Ring dropped down drain to be reunited with owner 27 years later

  WATCH: Interview with Kelly Clarkson ahead of new show on WAFB; Young and the Restless moves time slots

  Lowery Elementary prepares for LEAP tests with hype videos

  Livingston Parish Children’s Choir has entertained international audiences for 28 years

  Baton Rouge couple adopts special needs child from China

Gonzales firefighting twins make it through first episode of 'Amazing Race'

Coworkers holding fundraisers for family experiencing incredible hardships

Wives of LSU baseball coaching staff talk about behind-the-scenes in Omaha

'Rally Baby' hopes to give LSU a boost in Game 2 of the CWS

Many Omaha natives cheer for LSU at the College World Series

LSU Rally Baby becomes online sensation

Vets offer ways to stop the itch for dogs suffering from allergies

Business is booming for Doctor's anti-frizz hair treatment

Mr. Anthony's little helper

Five candidates vie for District 9 Metro Council seat

Money Monday: Low cost weddings