Lauren Green serves as Fox News Channel's chief religion correspondent. She is a graduate of Northwestern University's Medill School of Journalism. Lauren joined Fox News in 1996, in its first year of existence. She was one of the first reporters hired, and is now one of the longest tenured correspondents at the news organization. Prior to joining Fox, Lauren served as a weekend news anchor and correspondent in Chicago, Illinois and a general assignment reporter in St. Paul, Minnesota. Outside of her career as a journalist, Lauren is a reputable concert pianist with a degree in piano performance from The University of Minnesota. Lauren is the author of Lighthouse Faith: God as a Living Reality in a World Immersed in Fog. She is married to Ted Nikoli, and they make their home in New York.