Updated: 01/29/2014 7:53 AM | Created: 01/29/2014 7:50 AM
Just the Facts: Lauren Hansard
• Position: KOBR Roswell Bureau Chief
• Year Hired at KOB Eyewitness News 4: May 2013
• Other TV jobs/markets/stations: I started my career in broadcast news as an intern in 2010 at the NBC affiliate in Detroit, WDIV. In 2011, I was an intern at the FOX News Channel in Washington DC, and in 2012 I was an intern at HOMTV in Lansing, MI. After graduation, I returned to WDIV as an Associate Producer.
• Favorite thing about New Mexico: Being near family, the amazing weather, green chile burritos
• Hidden Talent: I was a dancer for 12 years
• Favorite TV Show: Dateline
• Alma Mater: Michigan State University, Graduated in 2012—Pi Beta Phi Sorority
• Hometown: Born in Albuquerque, raised in Metro Detroit
• Favorite animal(s): Kittens
• Siblings: 2 younger sisters
• Hobbies: Trying out new restaurants
• Favorite Sports Team: Michigan State Spartans
• Favorite Movie star: Rachel McAdams
• Favorite color: Pink
• One thing my co-workers don’t know about me is… I love traveling and have been to 16 countries!
• Family notes: My mom and dad were both born and raised in Roswell. My mom went to Roswell High and my dad went to Goddard High. They never knew each other growing up, until they met at Eastern New Mexico University! I was born in Albuquerque, but raised in Metro Detroit. I have never lived in the same town as my grandparents, so I love getting to see them every day! I am so happy to be reporting in Roswell, being near family, and making my own memories in Roswell!