Laura came back to KGOU in November 2005 after a career in radio news at several commercial stations in Oklahoma City. As a Journalism student at OU, she received her early radio experience at KGOU. After graduating, she began her career at KNOR in Norman as a news reporter and anchor. Laura served as morning co-anchor at WKY in the mid-1980's, then worked at KTOK as morning news producer and general assignment reporter. In 2003 she joined the news department at KOMA.
Laura has won several awards for news writing from the Associated Press, Oklahoma Association of Broadcasters, the Society of Professional Journalists, and the Oklahoma Education Association. She has previously served on the board of the Society of Professional Journalists, Oklahoma Pro Chapter.
A Norman native and graduate of Moore High School, Laura earned her Bachelor of Arts in Journalism from the University of Oklahoma in 1983.