Lauren Glassberg  | ABC7 WABC News Team
Lauren is an Emmy-award winning journalist who has been a member of the Eyewitness News Team since 2000.

Before coming to WABC TV, she anchored and reported at stations in Akron, Little Rock and Minneapolis.

She actually got her start in journalism as a teenager, reporting for the Main Street Wire, the newspaper on Roosevelt Island, NY.

It was always her dream to cover her hometown of New York City. She is primarily WABC TV's feature and lifestyle reporter.

You can watch her restaurant features, called Neighborhood Eats, most Fridays during Eyewitness News at 5 p.m.

She is also a frequent substitute anchor.

Lauren is a graduate of Northwestern's Medill School of Journalism. She lives in Manhattan.

Lauren's Stories
NYC event to raise money for late ESPN anchor Stuart Scott's cancer research fund
In celebration of the late ESPN anchor Stuart Scott, an event will take place next week in New York City to help fight racial disparities in cancer outcomes.
New Yorkers gather to remember lives lost and affected in Mideast crisis
Two vigils in Manhattan saw New Yorkers gather to remember hostages and lives lost amid the ongoing Israel-Hamas war.
New York prosecutors move to vacate unjust convictions of 2 men after nearly 3 decades
The Manhattan District Attorney announced plans to vacate two unjust homicide convictions for two men on Monday after they spent nearly three decades in prison.
Final piece of Middle Church left standing after raging fire in 2020 to be demolished
Just ahead of the three-year anniversary of the fire, officials say that the remaining structure of the church could not be salvaged in the interest of public safety.
Could $1 billion counterfeit goods bust in Manhattan disrupt criminal activity?
Inside a Gotham Mini Storage facility in Manhattan, was a massive counterfeit goods operation, according to authorities.
Billboard intended to raise awareness for Israeli hostages draws heated reaction
Posters of Israeli hostages continue to be a flashpoint across the country, including NYC, where posters have been torn down. One billboard in Hudson Square is drawing heated discussion.
Sisters plead for release of family members held hostage by Hamas
On Monday, Rinat Har Sheleg and Natali Har told the story of October 7 when their father, his girlfriend and three of her relatives, including a 17-year-old, were kidnapped by Hamas.
Jewish students say Columbia isn't doing enough to keep them safe amid Israel-Hamas war
Campuses are generally considered safe places for intellectual debate, but physical assault and threats don't fall within those parameters.
Astronaut from Long Island answers students' questions from International Space Station
The students got to hear from astronaut Jasmin Moghbeli - who has been on the International Space Station since August. She answered the students' pre-recorded questions.
Students protest at colleges across NYC amid crisis in the Middle East
At Columbia University, there was a call for the end of Jew hatred as Jewish students say they are frightened by displays of antisemitism and anti-Israeli rhetoric.