Lauren McDonald is a morning reporter for FOX21 Morning News.

Lauren joined the FOX21 news team August 2016. Most mornings you can catch her reporting live and local from events happening around Colorado Springs and surrounding areas.

Prior to working at KXRM, Lauren spent five years as a producer and online host for the Golf Channel in Orlando, Fla. During her time at Golf Channel, Lauren covered the PGA, European, and LPGA tours, and hosted a number of shows on including Golf Channel Fantasy, Callaway Golf: Kings of Distance and Statistically Speaking.

Lauren got her start at Meredith College School of Communications, where she began her media career both in front of the camera and behind the scenes. Recruited by the Meredith College cross country team, she was a student athlete during her four years at MC. Combining her love for journalism and sports, she became the first Meredith College sports reporter for Meredith College athletics. Lauren graduated in 2011 with a B.A. in Mass Communications.

An east coast native, Lauren enjoys exploring all that Colorado has to offer. When she’s not reporting, she enjoys exercising, being outdoors and hanging out with her dog Otis.

Please feel free to send her story ideas or just say hello!

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