Lauren Smith joined the WITN team in April 2015. She anchors First Sunrise weekday mornings and reports.
NAME: Lauren Smith
TITLE: WITN First Sunrise Anchor and Reporter
ALMA MATER: Dallas Baptist University
PREVIOUS STATIONS: KXII-TV
FAVORITE TV SHOW: “Lost” & “Parks and Recreation”
FAVORITE MOVIE: Titanic… typical girl, I know!
FAVORITE BOOK: Too difficult to choose just one! But my favorite genre is historical fiction.
FAVORITE BEVERAGE: Coffee…iced or hot…I love it all
FAVORITE THING TO DO ON YOUR DAY OFF: Anything near or on the water!
FAVORITE SEASON: Spring
IF YOU WERE STRANDED ON A DESERTED ISLAND AND COULD ONLY TAKE ONE ITEM WITH YOU, WHAT WOULD IT BE?: Some really good sunscreen
She’s excited to explore Eastern Carolina and get involved in the community!
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