Lauren Padgett

Lauren Padgett



My name is Lauren, and I’m up early writing for Q13 FOX News This Morning.

I’m a Tacoma native and Seattle University journalism graduate. Before working at Q13 FOX, I helped launch AOL’s in Washington state and for three years, I covered daily local news in Puyallup, Bonney Lake, Sumner and University Place and other Pierce County cities.

Outside of the news, I’m a proud cat mama and love a good pet video and I love exploring the Northwest and crave adventure. During the summer, you can find me outdoors on a mountain top or swimming in Lake Cushman. World travel is my passion, so for most of the year I’m pinching pennies and saving for my next international adventure.

I also love cooking, reading … and did I mention cats?

You can reach me at, and “like” my pets MoKeith on Facebook.

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