Lauren Melendez to Join NBC Boston as Morning Anchor

By Kevin Eck 

Lauren Melendez will join Boston NBC owned station WBTS as a weekend morning co-anchor alongside Jeff Saperstone.

“We are excited to welcome Lauren to the NBC10 Boston family,” said Kirsten Wolff, vice president of news for NBC10 Boston, Telemundo Boston and NECN. “Lauren is a talented journalist, an engaging storyteller—and has a passion for the communities she serves. She will be a great addition to our team.”

Melendez has spent the majority of her career at NBC affiliates in the Midwest. She started her career as a weekend anchor and investigative reporter at WEEK in Peoria, Illinois before working at WOWT in Omaha.


She starts on October 17.