Laura Greanias is executive editor of LA School Report and West Coast bureau chief of The 74. Most recently Laura was city editor of the Los Angeles Daily News, which she joined after helping the Long Beach Press-Telegram fight off the Orange County Register’s expansion into Long Beach — possibly the last print newspaper war.
She served 15 years at the Los Angeles Times, where she was executive news editor / deputy front page editor, foreign news editor and morning assignment editor on the city desk, as well as its first web editor. She has edited more than a dozen fiction and nonfiction books, including Google’s first-ever fiction which won the national 2014 Digital Book Award for transmedia. Laura is a Minnesota native and a graduate of Northwestern University’s Medill School of Journalism.