Lauren Jones

Lauren Jones

Wake up each weekday morning with Lauren Jones, co-anchor of WAVE 3 News Sunrise from 4:30 to 7 a.m. Lauren joined WAVE 3 News Sunrise in 2012 as the morning anchor.

Lauren came to WAVE 3 News in 2011 as a Meteorologist, and she remains part of the WAVE 3 Storm Tracking Team. You can catch her forecasts Monday through Friday on WAVE 3 News Midday at 11:00 a.m.

Lauren attended Mississippi State University prior to landing her first job as Weekend Evening Meteorologist at WTVW-TV, the Fox affiliate in Evansville, Indiana. She also worked for WLKY-TV, the CBS affiliate in Louisville, Kentucky as the Weekend Evening Meteorologist. With the opportunity to work in a top 25 market, Lauren left Louisville to become the Weekend Evening Meteorologist and 4:00 p.m. Weekday Meteorologist at WXIN-TV, the Fox affiliate, in Indianapolis, Indiana.

Lauren is an Emmy-Nominated Meteorologist, and her reporting has been recognized by the Society of Professional Journalists. She also holds the National Weather Association Seal of Approval.

Lauren is originally from Columbus, IN. She is married with two daughters, one son and two cats.

Recent Articles by Lauren

  COVID long haulers facing new battle with persistent migraines

  Lauren Jones shares her experience as a long hauler

Lois Haynie, ex-wife of political cartoonist Hugh Haynie, dies at 88

  Seasonal Affective Disorder is a real thing, affecting women more than men

Kentucky among the least energy-efficient states in the country

  Easy ways to help your child stay active while learning from home

New study finds the most popular Halloween candy per state

Target plans to hire more than 100,000 employees

Cheers to a new Pepsi drink aimed at helping you sleep better

  A suicide prevention guide for parents with middle schoolers

  Back To Learning: A homeschooling guide for parents of 3rd-5th graders

  Why women are posting black-and-white photos of themselves

Certain colored foods benefit kids in different ways

Survey: At-home workers willing to take a paycut to keep working from home

  Skin Safety: 5 sunburns before 20 years old increases skin cancer potential 80%

Indiana bans holding a cellphone while driving beginning July 1

Ways to save money on your monthly cell phone bill

PANDEMIC EATING: The #1 searched food in Kentucky and Indiana

Mother’s Day In Quarantine: Survey says half of moms would rather sleep in

Indiana teacher hops in the shower to educate, entertain her students

VOTE NOW: WKU’s Big Red in the running for best mascot in the country

What to do if you entered the coronavirus outbreak with credit card debt

  Teachers get an A+ for spreading cheer

Educational and fun things to do with your kids

Free virtual PE classes offered for elementary school students

NYSE trading floor closes; trades go digital

  Social distancing dos and don’ts

Serena Williams, Awkwafina, Taylor Swift top Google’s list of most searched women

Green plastic Army women figurines to hit store shelves in time for the holidays

Study: Kentucky makes top 10 list of ‘Best and Worst States for Retirement’