Laura Bailey

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Deputy Director of Content Development



Laura is the Deputy Director of Content Development for The Wilderness Society's digital communications team. In that role, Laura works to inform and inspire supporters and Americans to get involved and protect wilderness.

In addition to other digital projects, Laura has worked as an online editor, print editor, writer and reporter for a variety of print and online media, including the Gannett-owned Army Times newspapers, Military Times national news Web sites, and the Fort Collins Coloradoan print and online.

While earning her master’s degree in Journalism and Public Affairs from The American University in Washington, D.C., Laura spent time as a reporter for The Baltic Times newspaper in Tallinn, Estonia, and as a communications intern at the Freedom Forum in Washington, DC.

Laura is a Colorado native with a passion for travel and culture. In the 1990s, she served as a Peace Corps high school English teacher in the former Soviet Union. She has spent time studying, teaching and writing in Ireland and Ecuador.