Since 2009, Laura has worked at KLRU, Austin’s PBS station, where she is the Director of Events. Prior to that, she planned events at Livestrong and at the Long Center. She also is Co-Founder and Creative Director for Austin Social Planner, an online events calendar and blog that covers the varied philanthropic and social events in the city. Laura holds a bachelor’s degree in Public Relations from Texas State University in San Marcos. She enjoys volunteering with local nonprofits and trying out every new restaurant in town. Laura and her husband Chris live and love spending time in Central Austin with their rescue dog, Finch.