Laura Evans Baines
Leadership, Broadcast Journalism and Digital Media Expert
I have proven skills in leading news teams with authenticity and empathy in large U.S. markets and proven skills in overseeing editorial direction of the newsroom while excelling in breaking news, promoting newsroom innovation, growing OTT content, building a digital first environment and mentoring and developing talent.
I am one year into my Doctorate in Business Administration with a News Leadership focus.
Scripps Award 2020
Peabody Award 2020
Murrow Award 2020: Overall Station Excellence
Emmy Award Winner: Best Morning/Daytime Newscast 2010, 2018 and 2019
Emmy Award Winner: Breaking News 2017
Nominated for 12+ other Emmy Awards including:
SPJ Best Newscast Winner 2004, 2006, 2008, 2011