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

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’

  STUDY: Dirtiest places on a plane

  Study: Eating a bigger breakfast, smaller dinner helps burn more calories

  First ever drug approved to treat peanut allergies

Tips to help your children take care of their teeth

Tips for cutting your energy bills this winter

Ditch these design trends in 2020

  Is saving money your New Year’s resolution? Here’s tips to make ends meet

Health Alert: Illnesses linked to pet store puppies reported in Ky

  Health Alert: At least 1,300 flu deaths nationwide, cases spiking in WAVE Country

  Flu cases hit record numbers in December according to CDC

  A new health warning about the dangers of CBD

  Tips for shopping safely online on Cyber Monday

  MAKE ENDS MEET: Easy tips to save on holiday shopping, escape debt

  Important apps to keep your kids safe on Halloween

  Follow these tips to turn your kids into responsible money savers