Laura Gardner, P’12

Executive Director, Strategic Communications
Editor-in-Chief, Brandeis Magazine

Laura is one of the university’s chief storytellers. She leads the team that produces Brandeis Magazine, which is sent to more than 60,000 alumni, parents, donors and friends three times a year. She also helps Brandeis’ many stakeholders share their stories effectively with internal and external audiences.

Earlier in her career, she worked as a television producer at the Discovery Channel and WNET-13, the PBS flagship station where she won an Emmy for public affairs programming. For more than a decade, she worked in public and media relations, specializing in health-care communications.

She received an AB in English from Mount Holyoke College and an MS in communications from Boston University.