Lauren McLendon

Lauren McLendon, All News 99.1 WNEW (Credit:

Lauren McLendon, All News 99.1 WNEW (Credit:

Web Content Editor, Associate Journalist

Lauren came to All-News 99.1 WNEW after interning at sister station 106.7 The Fan in Washington, D.C. She received a bachelor’s degree in multi-platform journalism and government & politics from the University of Maryland in 2014.

Lauren began her journalism career writing for The Montgomery Sentinel, The Prince George’s Sentinel, and a variety of other publications in the Washington area. She has since interned at USA TODAY, working with the Investigative and Data teams.

During her free time, Lauren enjoys learning guitar, exploring D.C., and spending time with friends and family.

Lauren is a native of Los Angeles.

D.C. Mayor Vincent Gray speaks to a crowd at Friendship Collegiate Academy Public Charter School on the government shutdown. (credit: Cam Thompson/All-News 99.1)

Mayor Gray: Shutdown Jeopardizing D.C. Residents

The District’s residents, businesses and visitors are all in jeopardy with the continued government shutdown, according to D.C. Mayor Vincent Gray.


(Photo Credit: Lauren McLendon/All-News WNEW 99.1)

Livening Up the Streets of Gallery Place

The Metropolitan area showcases extravagant operas, orchestras and concerts at some of the finest arenas in the nation. However, some of the most impressive performances occur outside.



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