Fashion obsessed sports anchor and reporter in New York City. Laura Behnke joined Channel 7’s Eyewitness News Team as Weekend Sports Anchor in 2010. In 2017 she left ABC7 to focus on her fashion blog First and Trend.
Before coming to WABC-TV, Laura was weekend sports anchor at NBC Bay Area in San Francisco. She also worked in Boston as a sports reporter and anchor at New England Cable News and at Comcast SportsNet New England, where she hosted the weekly magazine show “Celtics Now”. Laura’s other television assignments were at stations in Rhinelander and Madison, Wisconsin.
Laura has won several honors for her work, including the prestigious Edward R. Murrow Award for her behind the scenes look inside Fenway Park’s Green Monster. A Minnesota native, Laura graduated from the University of Wisconsin. She currently lives in Manhattan.