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

  Study reveals the dirtiest things on a plane and it may surprise you

  Tips to save money on holiday travel

  Making Ends Meet: Saving you from an expensive Halloween

  Study: Extreme morning sickness linked to higher risk of autism in children

Concerning levels of arsenic, lead, cadmium found in popular fruit juices

  Finding the best ways to reward children for success

Vaping detectors in schools

  Doctors fear a worse flu season in Kentucky than years past

  Make Ends Meet: Airlines offering deals for Thanksgiving flights

MAKING ENDS MEET: Top 3 apps to help you share finances with your partner

  Deadly, rare, mosquito-borne virus is now in Indiana

  Making Ends Meet: Things to purchase during the month of September

It’s World Suicide Prevention Day and time to learn about warning signs

  Study: Getting a sleep divorce may save your relationship

New Scam Alert: Watch out for ‘Sextortion’ emails

Thousands of unsafe products being sold on Amazon

New study: Crazy Cat Lady is not a real thing

Spotify announces new parental control settings

Lowe’s to offer NFL-branded merchandise

Dole recalls baby spinach sold in Ky. and Ind.

JCPS squashes online rumors about early dismissals

Pumpkin Spice Latte to make early return

Planning summer travel abroad? Heed these safety advisories

UK is the most valuable college men’s basketball program; UofL, IU crack top 5

Study: Managers say NCAA tournament increases staff morale, productivity in the office

Police to BBN: Bring outdoor furniture inside and don’t set things on fire

Coach Cal, UofL apparel bringing in big bucks

Louisville ranks 6th nationwide for worst place to live among allergy sufferers

Police: Man in stolen car tried to bring meth into jail

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