Lauren McIver


Lauren McIver is a Long Island girl, born and raised! While she isn’t at home in Wantagh with her dog Griffin, catching up on reality television, or sitting on the beach in the summer, she is at’s New York City office. Besides celebrity gossip, she loves nothing more than her dog, her family, friends, wine, and tacos.

Work or writing background leading to expertise

Lauren joined the team in December 2015 as a writer/producer to take over the Teen Mom empire. Over the years, she got to interview almost all of the moms on the show, as well as a few baby daddies. After years of hard work, Lauren made her Teen Mom OG and Teen Mom 2 debut, no big deal. In September 2018, Lauren was promoted to deputy editor of While still writing about all of the Teen Mom stars (because their drama is never ending), she also edits stories throughout the day to make sure they are perfect for you all.
She cohosts RadarOnline and‘s podcast, “Teen Mom Time,” and OK! Magazine’s Facebook Live, Teen Mom Tuesday.


Lauren was a communications major at the College Of Mount Saint Vincent and graduated in 2013.

Work history

Lauren’s first job after college was at Zero Point Zero Productions. She got to work on Parts Unknown with Anthony Bourdain, The Hunt With John Walsh, The Mind of a Chef and many more shows. Before graduating college, Lauren’s internships included Entertainment Tonight, The Insider, Showbiz Tonight and Live! With Regis and Kelly.