Laura is currently the main anchor on 13 News Today, weekdays from 5:00 a.m. to 7:00 a.m. She is a Rockford native with several years experience in the local news market.
Laura started her WREX career in January 2007 as anchor of the CW News at 9. She was then moved to evening reporter for 13 News in December of 2007.
Being a member of the local media is not new to this hometown girl as Laura spent more than four years working for the CBS affiliate in Rockford.
After graduating from Illinois State University, Laura packed up and headed to the Quad Cities where she worked as a reporter/photographer at WHBF for two years.
As a Rockford resident, Laura graduated from Auburn High School in the C.A.P.A. program. She is still very involved in area schools.
Not many people get to report the news to the community they grew up in, so that is why Laura says she considers herself lucky. "I love what I do and love that I'm in a place where so many great people and fantastic memories are always present."
You're most likely to find Laura on a walk with her dog, Carrie, with friends or spending time with her parents who live in Rockford. Laura just got married in October, 2009.
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