Alberta-born and Ontario-bred, Lauren is a freelance multi-media journalist.
Lauren's work includes a recently produced audio documentary on trauma support for volunteer firefighters and has appeared in the Ottawa Citizen, Times & Transcript, and Ottawa-based radio station, CKCU FM.
Lauren also contributes to a self-published travel blog Around the World in 80 Selfies that has taken her from a craft brewery in Iceland, to the shores of the deepest lake in Central America and several places in between. The blog chronicles Lauren's experiences with new cultures and takes the pulse of diverse communities all over the globe.
Lauren strives to capture the human experience in anything from short audio and video documentaries to long-form features. Some of her stories have explored the challenges of inter-faith relationships in a modern context, the miracle of a heart transplant, and the loss of a beloved son.
Lauren holds a Bachelor's degree in Theatre from York University in Toronto and a Master's of Journalism from Carleton University in Ottawa.