Lauren is a reporter and writer passionate about long-form writing and narrative storytelling. She currently covers education for the San Antonio Express-News, including higher education and K-12. Her work in San Antonio has included in-depth reporting on transgender issues, the arrests of 13 La Vernia ISD student-athletes for sexual assault, state oversight over the city’s schools, school shutdowns and the controversy over a high school’s ties to the Confederacy.
Formerly she worked as an investigative fellow at the Houston Chronicle, where she reported enterprise stories and contributed to long-term projects.
Read her most recent work here.
In June 2015, Lauren graduated with honors from Northwestern’s Medill School after studying journalism, magazine writing and political science.
Previously, Lauren was an editorial intern for Texas Monthly in Austin, where she wrote for the daily news blog and supported editorial operations. She has also worked for Northwestern magazine, the university’s quarterly alumni magazine; Medill Watchdog, a public accountability and investigative journalism project formerly associated with the school; Medill News Service in Washington, DC; and The Daily Northwestern, an award-winning daily student newspaper.