Her work has won several awards from the Indiana Broadcasters Association, Society of Professional Journalists/Indiana Chapter, and Network Indiana. She has also had academic papers selected for presentation at national conferences like the Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication and Broadcast Education Association.
Laura watched her share of game shows growing up and one summer while in California, she's chosen to be a contestant on "Sale of the Century". Her TV favorites include The Honeymooners, Project Runway, Seinfeld, The Big Bang Theory, Doctor Who and Star Trek (TNG and the original). She also enjoys crossword puzzles and when asked what some of her favorite places to visit are she says -- office supply stores.
Join us for the Northwest Indiana Earth Day Celebration Saturday, April 20, at the Porter County Expo Center, Division Road and State Road 49, for a live remote broadcast, 9am to 12noon.
Free parking -- Free admission. Porter County Recycling and Waste Reduction District presents their 8th Annual Northwest Indiana Earth Day Celebration with lots of fun and entertaining ways to learn about living greener and becoming more environmentally aware. It's the largest Earth Day event in Northwest Indiana. Lots of exhibitors.
We'll be there with NIRPC, Northwestern Indiana Regional Planning Commission, as they work to help protect Northwest Indiana's environment.
Just a few of the happenings...
Children can build their own birdhouse
Alternative fuel display
Free tree seedlings in exchange for completed event surveys
... and much much more
Here's a link to the Porter County Recycling and Waste Reduction website for more info: www.itmeanstheworld.org