Lauren Wendy Sánchez, also known simply as Lauren Sanchez, is a well-known American media personality who gained fame as a news anchor and entertainment reporter. She was born on December 19, 1969, in Albuquerque, New Mexico, and comes from a second-generation Mexican-American family. Her early exposure to aviation, due to her father being a flight instructor and restoring old airplanes, ignited her passion for flying.
After completing high school, Lauren Sanchez attended California’s El Camino College, where she wrote for the student newspaper. She later received a scholarship to the University of Southern California in Los Angeles and earned a degree in communications.
in media started as a desk assistant at KCOP-TV in Los Angeles. She went on to work as an anchor and reporter for various TV stations and programs, including Extra, KTVK-TV in Phoenix, and Fox Sports Net. She also had a brief stint as a host on The View and later became the first host of FOX’s dance competition show, So You Think You Can Dance.