Lauren Hard

Lauren Hard currently serves as a host and producer for Martini Productions NYC as well as a reporter for Hudson County TV. She is also enrolled at the Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism and is currently making her way through the curriculum at The People's Improv Theater (PIT).

Lauren has a large amount of experience behind the scenes, having worked as a web producer where she handled breaking news campaigns and worked with on-air talent to help them use social media most effectively in addition to other responsibilities. Lauren served as a blogger for Philadelphia Weekly’s PW Style as well as a production assistant on a freelance basis.

She has amassed several awards, including the New York Women in Communications (NYWICI) Award for Outstanding Service in 2009, 2010, and 2011. Lauren earned her BA in broadcast journalism from Temple University. Lauren is conversational in Spanish and working towards complete fluency. Lauren feels that not only is Spanish increasingly practical in the U.S. as well as around the world, but she also just loves to talk and enjoys being able to converse in multiple languages.