Lara Greenberg


Lara is a Jersey girl, born and bred! She’s originally from East Brunswick, near Rutgers University.

Lara joined the Newswatch 16 team in July 2012 as a multi-media journalist, shooting, writing, and editing her own stories.

She comes to WNEP from Your News Now, or YNN, a 24-hour cable news station in Syracuse, NY. She worked in the Corning/Elmira Bureau for two years, where much of her time was spent in Pennsylvania’s Northern Tier, covering gas drilling and the devastating 2011 flood. She was part of the YNN team that won a Syracuse Press Club Award for flood coverage throughout the Twin Tiers.

Lara started her career in news while studying at Syracuse University, where she graduated with a degree in Broadcast Journalism and minors in Music Industry and Spanish. While at school, Lara spent four months studying abroad in Madrid, Spain, where she learned to speak Spanish almost fluently. She also interned with WPIX-11, the CW affiliate in New York City and the nationally-syndicated radio show Elvis Duran and the Morning Show.

She is thrilled to live in Northeast Pennsylvania and get to know the region.

A self-proclaimed pop culture junkie, Lara loves to see movies and watch TV. She’s also an avid reader and has a blog, where she reviews the books she reads. She enjoys traveling and spending time with her family and friends in New Jersey and New York City.

If you’ve got a story idea, send Lara an email, or follow her on Facebook and Twitter @LaraReports. She’d love to hear from you!

Recent Articles

  • Snow: An Early April Fools’ Joke

    Posted on: 4:08 pm, March 31, 2014, by , updated on: 04:22pm, March 31, 2014

    MESHOPPEN — Parts of Wyoming County got hit hard with snow, about a foot in some places, and residents there...
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  • Woman In Custody After Alleged Assault On Elderly Relative

    Posted on: 12:39 pm, March 28, 2014, by and , updated on: 06:31pm, March 28, 2014

    HANOVER TOWNSHIP — An elderly woman is in the hospital and another woman is in custody after a domestic dispute...
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  • URS Fighting to Stay Open After 56 Years

    Posted on: 6:24 pm, March 27, 2014, by

    HAZLETON — An organization that offers work and activities to disabled people in Luzerne County may have to close because...
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  • Nursing Home Employee Charged with Assault

    Posted on: 6:41 pm, March 25, 2014, by , updated on: 08:44pm, March 25, 2014

    NEWPORT TOWNSHIP — A person who was responsible for the care of an elderly patient is now charged with abuse...
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  • Break-ins Across Rural Luzerne County

    Posted on: 5:58 pm, March 24, 2014, by , updated on: 10:30pm, March 24, 2014

    DORRANCE TOWNSHIP — Don’t think that even though you live in the country, nobody will break into your home because...
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  • Nurse Accused of Stealing Pills

    Posted on: 11:24 pm, March 20, 2014, by , updated on: 12:21pm, March 21, 2014

    WEATHERLY — Authorities in Carbon County arrested a nurse who they believe stole pills meant for residents of a nursing...
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  • Two Killed: Family Of Alleged Shooter Speaks Out

    Posted on: 11:45 am, March 20, 2014, by

    ELDRED TOWNSHIP — As state police continue to investigate a shooting that left two dead, people who know the alleged...
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  • Area Navy Pilot Searches for Missing Flight 370

    Posted on: 6:00 pm, March 19, 2014, by , updated on: 06:24pm, March 19, 2014

    BERWICK — Jack Kovach, age 2, is getting a lot of extra mommy time these days and missing his dad....
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  • 81-Year-Old Bowls First 300 Game

    Posted on: 9:32 pm, March 18, 2014, by , updated on: 06:07pm, March 18, 2014

    EXETER — It’s the video clip that’s has more than 6000 shares on Facebook and has now been seen by...
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  • Jill Biden Speaks At Dress For Success Luncheon

    Posted on: 4:07 pm, March 17, 2014, by , updated on: 05:58pm, March 17, 2014

    SCRANTON — Jill Biden, the nation’s Second Lady, addressed a Dress for Success luncheon at the Radisson Lackawanna Hotel in...
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  • Bringing an Old Shopping Center to Life

    Posted on: 5:29 pm, March 14, 2014, by , updated on: 06:30pm, March 14, 2014

    WILKES-BARRE TOWNSHIP — It appears former drag racer Joe Amato has bought another piece of commercial property in our area....
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    east end center
  • Chickens Taken From Hazleton Home, Questions Remain

    Posted on: 5:18 pm, March 13, 2014, by

    HAZLETON — Animal rescue officers removed all those chickens that were found in the basement of a home that caught...
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    haz chicken