Jennifer Lahmers joined Fox 5 as a general assignment reporter in August 2014. Previously, Lahmers worked as a reporter and weekend anchor for Fox CT, where she won several Associated Press awards for her investigative work. During her tenure, she also anchored live coverage of an October snowstorm that knocked out power to the entire state of Connecticut, as well as Hurricane Irene and the verdict in the sentencing trial of Joshua Komisarjevsky that made national headlines. Lahmers also penned a weekly op-ed for the Hartford Courant, Hartford Magazine and New Haven Living.
Lahmers began her career as a weekend news anchor and reporter in Jackson, Tennessee for WBBJ-TV. She graduated from Ohio University's EW Scripps School of Journalism in Athens, Ohio.
She has been active in the fight against domestic violence since the passing of her friend and colleague Alice Morrin in 2009. She has worked with Connecticut's largest domestic violence organization, Interval House, as media liaison.
Lahmers resides in New York City and is a big New York Giants fan