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Lauren Lyster | Biography

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  • Full Name Lauren Shelley Lyster
  • Occupation Correspondent, Reporter
  • Nationality American
  • Birthplace Orange County, California, USA
  • Birth Date Oct 12, 1981
  • Age 40 Years, 11 Months
  • Net Worth Undisclosed
Freelance Reporter at KTLA 5 News

Lauren Lyster | Biography

Won an 'Emmy Award' for her coverage of the Orlando Pulse Night massacre in 2017

Lyster holds a bachelor's degree from Northwestern University with a science degree in journalism as her major. She has previously worked in Yahoo Finance, CBS News New York, and ABC News One before landing the job of a freelance reporter of The CW's affiliate channel KTLA 5 News.


Lauren Lyster is an award-winning journalist/correspondent. She currently works with KTLA 5 News as their freelance reporter.

Who is Lauren Lyster?

Lauren Lyster is a news correspondent and freelance reporter. She primarily rose to fame as a reporter for ABC News One. Lyster was the network's first journalist on the site when the Orlando Pulse nightclub terror assault broke, and she led special report coverage from the scene. 

She also won the 'Emmy Award' for her coverage of the Orlando Pulse Night massacre in 2017. Besides ABC, Lyster has also worked as a morning reporter and correspondent at CBS News New York (2014-2015). She mainly contributed with news and reports for the channel's segment Money Watch.

Lyster has previously worked for Yahoo Finance as a video host and reporter. She hosted a live daily program from the Nasdaq MarketSite, reported live during major IPOs like Twitter and Alibaba, and interviewed business leaders.

As of now, Lyster serves as the freelance reporter of The CW's affiliate channel KTLA 5 News. On 27 November 2021, she shared a picture from the KTLA 5 studio on her Instagram handle. 

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Early Bio and Education

Lauren Lyster was born Lauren Shelley Lyster in Orange County, California, on 12 October 1981. Her mother's name is Boyle Lyster, while her father's details are yet not available on any authentic websites. She also has a younger brother named Lynn, born in 1987.

Lyster holds a bachelor's degree from Northwestern University with a science degree in journalism as her major.

Husband

Lyster married her husband, Carter Evans, in August 2018. Unfortunately, other than their marriage date, authentic internet sites are yet to publish any information about the couple's love life and married life.

They do not have any children yet. However, she is a stepmother to Evans' two children from his first marriage. Evans has a son named Cash Hudson Evans and a daughter Cameron Kaiulani.

Evans was married to Courtney Friel for around 11 years before marrying Lyster. He married her in May 2005 and later separated in 2016. 

Lyster's social media suggests she is quite close with her stepchildren. She regularly enjoys a vacation with them and shares pictures on her Instagram handle. Lately, on 24 January 2022, she shared several photos of her family during her trip to Maui, Hawaii.

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Lauren Lyster with Her Husband and Children in 2021 (Photo: Instagram)

Carter Evans Bio

Carter Evans is a renowned American journalist and news correspondent. He is an alum of Ithaca College, from where he earned his bachelor's of arts degree in broadcast journalism in 1998. He also studied philosophy as his minor subject.

Evans set foot in journalism years before graduating college. In 1995, he started his journey with KGMB-TV as their freelancing reporter in Honolulu. He worked for several TV news channels like WAVY-TV (2000), CBS2, KCAL-TV (2003-2007), and WWOR-TV.

Evans then started working with CNN Newsource in 2008. While there, he covered several segments like Money Matters, The Help Desk, and Great Recession. He regularly contributed around 20 live shoots daily.

Furthermore, Evans earned national recognition for his February 2013 coverage of a shootout between the former LAPD officer and suspected killer. Reportedly, he was the only live reporter present on the scene. For this particular work, CBS News named him as their Los-Angeles based correspondent for them

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