Lauren Fluker joined the WHLT News Team as a Digital Journalist in March of 2014. Before coming to WHLT she graduated with honors from Clark Atlanta University with a Bachelor of Arts in Mass Media Arts with a television emphasis.
While Lauren is a native of Dallas, Texas and a huge Cowboys fan, she has deep family roots in Hattiesburg. Prior to her work at WHLT, Lauren interned at WNBC in New York City and WXIA in Atlanta, Georgia. Additionally, she is a member of the National Association of Black Journalists. However, her most valuable journalistic experience came as she reported on the global impact of the NBA in Istanbul, Turkey.
When she isn’t Connecting the Pine Belt on WHLT 22, her hobbies include watching sports, physical fitness, and her guilty pleasure—reality TV.