She is a broadcast journalist, TV host, news reporter and an all-round media personality who has carved a niche for herself in the area of sportscasting. Lauren Gardner grew up as a cheerleader and a huge sports fan and over the years, she has been living her dream, bringing major trending sports stories to television audiences across the United States.
The American sportscaster is best known for her brilliant stint with the CBS network, as well as other aspects of her career as a media professional. However, many of her fans are still in the dark with regard to other aspects of her life beyond the screen. Herein is a comprehensive report on Lauren Gardner, one of America’s most beloved sportscasters.
Lauren Gardner Bio, Age
Lauren Gardner was born on the 6th day of the month of November in the year 1985. She was born and raised in Denver, the capital city of Colorado. While there is not much information about her early education, she is known to have attended Northglenn High School in Northglenn, Colorado. There, she excelled in dancing and also in playing softball. Among other major highlights of her high school career, she got to Captain the school’s dance team and was also named an All-Conference Softball player.
Gardner had her college education at the University of Colorado. She graduated in 2007 with a bachelor’s degree in Political Science. Whilst an undergraduate, she had her first brush with fame when she was hired as the spokesmodel, ambassador, and Web TV host of Champ Car World Series. She served in these roles from 2006 until 2008 when the company got dissolved.
Between 2004 and 2009, she was also a member of the cheerleading teams of 2 professional sports teams; the Denver Broncos of the NFL and the Colorado Mammoth of the NLL, based in her native state. She was also a part of the Denver Broncos Comcast Production team from 2009 to 2011 and she anchored several major events of the team within that period.
Lauren Gardner hosted live on-air radio broadcasts for the Colorado Rockies of the MLB and the Colorado Avalanche of the NHL. She garnered further experience when she interned at Mile High Sports Radio AM 1510 and FSN Rocky Mountain both in Denver, Colorado. In the fall of 2010, she had a brief stint working for the Mountain Sports Network as a sideline reporter of the Mountain West College Football live broadcast. She also worked for the MTV Networks in Las Vegas, Nevada, where she served as a live game reporter and as the anchor of the LFL weekly show.
CBS Sports Career
Lauren Gardner joined the CBS Sports Network, New York, in 2012 as a sideline reporter and host. In these capacities, she provides comprehensive coverage on College Football, College Basketball, the NFL, the MiLB, the NLL as well as the US Open. Her career with the CBS Sports Network has continued to flourish and she equally contributes to several other networks over the years.
In the summer of 2015, the multitalented sportscaster co-hosted Sports Detectives, a documentary series on Smithsonian Channel in New York. She also began co-hosting a morning show on Altitude Sports Radio AM 950 in 2016. She equally hosts the Nationally syndicated Fantasy Football Hour on Altitude Sports Radio and also provides coverage for the major sports leagues in the US.
Gardner has also served as a correspondent for the Colorado Avalanche on the NHL Network from 2017 to 2018. Apparently, there seems to be no slowing down for this highly experienced and talented sports journalist and she has all it takes to remain relevant in this business for a long time to come.
Lauren Gardner is unmarried and yet to begin a family but her exact relationship status is not really clear at the moment. Back in 2012, she got together with Sam LeCure, a professional baseball player who played for the Cincinnati Reds. The duo made a picture-perfect couple and their blissful relationship lasted for a pretty long while. However, the fate of their romance remains unknown as it is unclear if they are still together or have gone their separate ways.
How Tall Is Lauren Gardner?
Lauren Gardner measures 5 feet 5 inches (166 cm) in height and sports a very attractive physique. Her eyes are blue in colour and she boasts a mane of long red hair which is her most distinctive physical attribute.