Laura joined Pioneers Post as a multimedia journalist in November 2020. She previously worked as a freelancer at the BBC World Service and was an intern with Bloomberg News.
Laura graduated in Multimedia Journalism from the University of Salford with first class honours in July 2020. Before going into journalism, she had a 14-year career as a professional ballet dancer. Born and raised in France, she worked in Germany for four years before moving to the UK to join Scottish Ballet in 2010. She now lives in the north west of England.
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