Laura Wingard

news editor at KPBS in San Diego

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Laura Wingard manages a team of digital producers responsible for presenting news stories and features for KPBS’ online audience and promoting those stories through social media.

Laura joined KPBS after working as a top editor at three metropolitan newspapers in California and Nevada, including The San Diego Union-Tribune. As metro editor at the U-T, she directed coverage of the October 2007 wildfires and the 2010 disappearance of Poway teenager Chelsea King. She also oversaw the reporting on San Diego's pension crisis and the resignation of Mayor Dick Murphy.

Before joining the U-T, Laura worked at the Las Vegas Review-Journal as the city editor and as an award-winning reporter covering the environment and politics. She also was the assistant managing editor for metro at The Press-Enterprise in Riverside.

She earned her bachelor's degree at California State University Fullerton with a double major in communications/journalism and political science.

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