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Lauren Elise is the co-anchor of The Morning News, which airs weekdays from 4 a.m. to 9 a.m.

Lauren grew up in Orlando, Fla., but also spent part of her childhood in Chattanooga, Tenn. She went to school at the University of Tennessee, where she graduated with a degree in broadcasting and political science.

Lauren began her career in the Mississippi Delta where she worked as a one-man-band reporter and anchor at WXVT-TV.

In 2006, Lauren moved to Florida's capital, Tallahassee. There she anchored the 6 p.m. and 11 p.m. newscasts and served as the education reporter for WTXL-TV.

In January 2010, Lauren moved to the Upstate of South Carolina and joined FOX Carolina as an anchor for The Morning News.

Email: lauren.elise@foxcarolina.com

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Awards/Recognitions:

  • Best Feature Story - Mississippi Associated Press
  • Best Newscast - Mississippi Associated Press

On the weekends, I love to: Cheer on my Tennessee Volunteers, spend time with my family, read and find good restaurants!

My favorite movie is: "Dirty Dancing," nobody puts baby in a corner!

My favorite kind of music is: Everything under the sun! My two favorite genres are old-school R & B and Country.

My favorite food is: Anything my mom cooks!

Hobbies: Attending any good football game, and reading in the off season!

Community Service: For the past four years I have volunteered at Meals on Wheels and in public schools.

Most Memorable Story: One of the most memorable stories, I've ever told was when I met an elderly widow and widower. They lost everything during Hurricane Katrina and met at a shelter in Mississippi. They decided to use their money from FEMA to share a small motel room. They built an amazing relationship, showing me that beautiful things can come out of devastating tragedy.

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