Lauren Pastrana

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Lauren Pastrana is the co-anchor of CBS4 News This Morning airing Monday-Friday, from 5 to 7 AM. She joined CBS Miami in April 2012 as a reporter. She is an Emmy nominated, multimedia journalist with experience in television, radio and web-based news reporting.

Lauren believes everyone has a story to tell and she loves to share them in the community where she grew up. When Lauren first became a member of the CBS4 family, she was also doing double duty as the morning news anchor at Newsradio 610 WIOD. After many months of very limited sleep, she became a fulltime weekday evening reporter on CBS4.

A Miami native, Lauren returned to South Florida from WINK-TV, the CBS affiliate in Fort Myers, where she was as a reporter and fill-in anchor.
Before her stint in Southwest Florida, Lauren was a reporter and afternoon news anchor at WIOD where she covered everything from Super Bowl XLIV to local political corruption. She also spent a season as an in-stadium reporter for the show “Miami Dolphins Game Day Live.”

Lauren graduated Summa Cum Laude from the University of Florida, where she was awarded the Four-Year Scholar Award, a distinction bestowed to those who graduate at the top of their class. While in Gainesville, Lauren anchored and reported for WUFT-TV and was part of the team responsible for launching a Spanish-language web-based news service targeting Alachua and the surrounding counties titled AM850: Noticias en Español.

In her free time, Lauren enjoys reading and spending time with her husband, son Jordan, and their dog Daisy.

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Lauren’s List: What Not To Buy At Garage Sales

If your neighborhood is like mine, there are multiple garage or yard sales every weekend.

06/20/2018

‘It’s A Lot More Common Than People Realize’: Doctor On Alopecia Hair Loss

South Florida doctor talks about being hit with Alopecia Areata and losing all of his hair.

06/20/2018

Lauren’s List: Tips To Keep The Men In Your Life Healthy

As we prepare to celebrate the dads in our life on Sunday, it’s a good reminder that it is currently Men’s Health Week.

06/13/2018

Tony Award Bittersweet For Marjory Stoneman Douglas High Teacher

The drama students at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School are used to being on stage.

06/08/2018

Lauren’s List: Helpful Tips For Alzheimer’s & Brain Awareness Month

June is Alzheimer’s and Brain Awareness Month.

06/06/2018

Having An Evacuation Plan Is A Vital Part Of Hurricane Season Preparations

When it comes to planning for hurricane season, there are several key things that everyone should do.

06/06/2018

Stroke Survivor Stresses Importance Of Catching Symptoms Early

May is Stroke Awareness Month, and healthcare providers want to stress the importance of catching the signs and symptoms as early as possible.

CBS4–05/28/2018

Exclusive: Miami Gardens Police Chief Leads With Compassion, Integrity & Transparency

One year into her job as Chief of the Miami Gardens police department, Delma Noel-Pratt is making history and an impact on the community.

CBS4–05/23/2018

Lauren’s List: Life Saving Tips For Stroke Awareness Month

May is Stroke Awareness Month and it’s important to know the warning signs.

05/23/2018

Some Fitness Tracker Users Reporting Shocking Side Effects

Fitness trackers have become popular among many people who want to improve their overall health but some users are reporting an unwanted side effect of getting shocked.

CBS4–05/17/2018

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