Lauren Gilger is an award-winning journalist whose work has impacted communities large and small, exposing injustices and giving a voice to the voiceless and marginalized. She is dedicated to building community through storytelling and believes everyone has a story to tell.

Gilger worked as an Investigative Producer and Reporter for ABC15 News in Phoenix after earning her master’s degree in Broadcast Journalism from the Walter Cronkite School of Journalism and Mass Communication in 2011, where she was named Outstanding Graduate Student.

She was the recipient of the prestigious George Foster Peabody Award and an Edward R. Murrow Award in 2013 after her work forced one of the world’s largest automakers to recall more than 700,000 SUVs.

Her work has uncovered the systemic separation of immigrant families in the detention system, put pressure on the FDA to review a controversial form of birth control that has injured women worldwide, and exposed the backlog of untested rape kits in the country’s sixth-largest metro area.

In the Valley, Gilger has worked as a contributor for the Phoenix New Times and a clerk at the East Valley Tribune. Nationally, her work has appeared in the Washington Post and appeared on ABC’s Nightline.

She earned her undergraduate degree from Fordham University, studying French, Visual Arts and American Catholic Studies.

Journalism is in Gilger’s blood. She grew up in newsrooms as her mother worked at newspapers across the country.

Title Author Publication Date
Indian Prime Minister Visit, Military Offensive In Mosul Among International News This Week Lauren Gilger June 26, 2017
Report Shows Many Challenges Rural Schools Face In Arizona Lauren Gilger June 26, 2017
Analysis: 22% Of Arizona Teachers Lacked Full Qualifications Lauren Gilger June 26, 2017
Amazon Bid For Whole Foods Making Restaurant Owners Nervous Lauren Gilger June 26, 2017
Sikh Tempe Holding Open House To Raise Awareness About Religion Lauren Gilger June 23, 2017
Motorcyclist Advocate Weighs In On Rider Fatalities, How To Ride Safer Lauren Gilger June 23, 2017
Why are entry-level houses so hard to get right now In Phoenix Area? Lauren Gilger June 23, 2017
Arizonans Share Perspectives On New Senate Health Bill Lauren Gilger June 23, 2017
'Neither Wolf Nor Dog' Tells Story Of Man's Journey To Document Lakota Elder's Life Story Lauren Gilger June 22, 2017
ASU Program Helps Up-And-Coming Mobile Food Entrepreneurs Lauren Gilger June 22, 2017
Phoenix Comes Up With Plan To Fund Spiking Pension Costs Lauren Gilger June 22, 2017
Investigation Looks Inside Cartel's Massacre On Texas Border Town Lauren Gilger June 21, 2017
DACA Students, Advocates React To Ruling On In-State Tuition Lauren Gilger June 21, 2017
Innovation Fellow Speaking Out In Defense Of Bureaucracy Lauren Gilger June 20, 2017
Constitutional Expert: Trump Doesn't Understand Constitution Lauren Gilger June 20, 2017
How Do Universities Respond To 'Hot' New Majors? Lauren Gilger June 19, 2017
Has The Housing Market Recovered? Lauren Gilger June 16, 2017
Study: Dads Interact With Young Sons, Daughters Differently Lauren Gilger June 16, 2017
What Can Be Done On Local Level To Follow Paris Climate Deal? Lauren Gilger June 15, 2017
Experts Raise Awareness On World Elder Abuse Day Lauren Gilger June 15, 2017
What Impact Does Lyle Jeffs' Arrest Have On FLDS? Lauren Gilger June 15, 2017
Suicide-Texting Trial Raises Questions About Legal System In Digital World Lauren Gilger June 14, 2017
USA Today Network To Celebrate Diversity With 'I Am An American' Series Lauren Gilger June 14, 2017
NPR Reporter On Scene At Congressional Shooting Lauren Gilger June 14, 2017
Rare Jackson Pollock Painting Going Up For Auction In Scottsdale Lauren Gilger June 13, 2017

Pages