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

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

Today is International Women’s Day, so lets celebrate

Doctors say Daylight Saving Time poses serious health risks to some

New parents won’t get a good night’s sleep for at least 6 years, study says

New study says livestreaming app poses a danger to children

The public has spoken: The female golden eagle at Bernheim Forest finally has a name

Today is National Hippo Day, and we’re here for it!

  Hate Valentine’s Day? This story is for YOU!

Extreme cold can cause electronic devices to explode

CDC: Flu is now widespread in Kentucky and Indiana

  Important tips to find a new job in the New Year

  Want to save money? Buy these things in the month of January

Babysitters charging $17 per hour to watch children as parents ring in 2019

Top New Year’s resolutions for 2019

1 in 4 teens scared to drive, study finds

Study: 234 million hours of workplace productivity lost to online holiday shopping

Gifts to buy before and after Christmas to save the most money

Holiday Shopping Tips: How much to spend, and on whom?

Alexa: is my relationship headed for splitsville?

New guidelines state how much exercise people 3+ should get weekly

  Elementary students send care packages to troops overseas

Linkin’ Bridge rocks out on the eve of the Breeders’ Cup Juvenile races

Team Justify meet-and-greet held at Churchill Downs

New Albany students take part in friendly competition before Harvest Homecoming Festival