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Lauren Blanchard is an American journalist working as a national correspondent for Fox News based out of Washington D.C. She was a 2016 presidential campaign embed and a Fox News multimedia reporter. Previously, Lauren has worked for WJBK-TV and WTXF-TV.
Blanchard is associated with Rupert Murdoch's broadcasting network since the beginning of her professional career. Furthermore, she gained wide recognition after covering Bernie Sanders' campaign during the 2016 presidential elections. Now, let's know some exciting details about Blanchard.
Lauren Blanchard soon to be a Married Woman
The 30-year-old journalist is not shy flaunting pictures with her soon-to-be husband on social media. However, Lauren hasn't shared tiny details about her engagement and her upcoming wedding plans.
Blanchard announced the news of her engagement via her Instagram on August 9, 2020. In the caption, she wrote: "Mrs. has a nice ring to it. Easiest ‘yes’ of my life (8/8/2020)."
Therefore, it indicates that Blanchard got engaged to her fiance but his identity is yet to be revealed. Back on June 15, 2020, the journalist shared a picture with her partner, and ten days later they visited Bonobo Winery. The place is known for hosting events including the wedding.
We can say that Lauren and her fiance will marry soon but they haven't announced the time. At 30, Blanchard doesn't have any kids. However, she is the proud mom of a cat named, Isabel.
Lauren Blanchard Net Worth
Lauren Blanchard has an estimated net worth of $500,000. As a journalist, she has nearly a decade of working experience. Blanchard's journalism career began as the director at her University's student-run tv station, WOLV-TV.
At the time, Lauren's work earned her the WOLVies Rookie of the Year Award in 2010. Similarly, she won the Best Package Production in 2012.
Now talking about Lauren's income, she earns an average of $73,232 per year. Well, the annual salary for national correspondents ranges somewhere between $54,334-$202,323.
For your information, the NBC network is the highest paying station for correspondents. Meanwhile, Adrienne Bankert, an ABC correspondent also has an impressive fortune.
As a National Correspondent on FOX News
While she was studying, Lauren had a two-year internship at LindyLazar Communications LLC. At the same time, she also interned at the Fox News Washington, D.C. bureau as part of the Fox News Channel University program.
After graduating from the University, Blanchard moved to Washington to work as a desk assistant in Fox News’ production room. She then worked as a production assistant on Fox News Sunday overseeing both production and writing for the show.
In 2016, Lauren became a national correspondent and she was assigned as a presidential campaign embed for her first major assignment. Likewise, she covered Prince Harry and Meghan Markle’s royal wedding on May 19, 2018. Moreover, Lauren also appeared on Tucker Carlson Tonight’s “Final Exam” segment.
Lauren Blanchard Early Background
Lauren was born on October 13, 1990, in the United States. Among the three kids, she is the only girl born to her parents. Her brother, Matthew Blanchard is a U.S. Army captain. He transferred from active duty as an engineer officer to the National Guard in August 2020.
Lauren graduated with a Bachelor of Science in Communications from the University of Michigan in 2012. At the University, she spent four active years with the Zeta Tau Alpha sorority, where she was house manager.
She also participated in the university’s activities for Young Life College, an on-campus organization to strengthen students’ faith.