New to NBC News as editor/producer with TODAY.com, she’s previously worked in editorial at The Huffington Post, Cheapflights Media, Forbes Travel Guide and LA Times Magazine. While earning her master’s degree from Northwestern’s Medill School of Journalism in 2010, she devoted herself to reporting on the city’s broken health care system and tackling complex issues surrounding women’s health.
Early in her career, Lauren worked in casting for theater and film. She also spent time abroad, including a year teaching in a remote area of Thailand. Her experiences there inspired her in areas as diverse as travel, global health, education, food and foreign policy.