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Laura Arenschield

Director, Editorial Strategies

Education:

Ohio University
Bachelor of Science, Journalism
Goucher College
Master of Fine Arts, Nonfiction Writing

Expertise:

Narrative Writing
Science and Technology Research Communications
Interviews and Personal Profiles
Media Relations
Policy Research and Analysis

Laura offers Werth clients the skills and experience of a gifted communications strategist. Clients working with her can expect insightful and engaging writing on even the most complex of subjects, along with the intellectual curiosity that underlies strong research and smart solutions. Laura sorts through the noise to analyze problems and identify opportunities for clients.

Good writing starts with understanding, and Laura’s background in journalism and science writing gives her a well-developed ability to quickly get to the core of an issue and determine the most powerful messages.

A veteran journalist and public relations professional, she is best known in Columbus for her work at The Columbus Dispatch, Columbus Monthly and The Ohio State University, where she wrote about science and technology, medicine and environmental issues. 

At Ohio State, Laura worked with the university’s lead communications team to tell compelling stories of OSU’s science research. Before that, she created content that connected donors to the OSU Wexner Medical Center, the James Cancer Hospital and Solove Research Institute, and the OSU College of Medicine.

Laura’s distinguished career includes four years at The Columbus Dispatch, where she led coverage of science and environmental issues. Her award-winning work informed readers and influenced public policy. Laura’s feature writing also has been recognized for excellence; her long-form narrative personality profiles have won numerous awards across the country.

An Ohio native, Laura is deeply committed to work that improves our state and community. The passion and integrity she brings to her work are assets for any client.

In Laura, Werth clients have a thoughtful storyteller, a strategic partner and a determined advocate.

 

Education:

Ohio University
Bachelor of Science, Journalism
Goucher College
Master of Fine Arts, Nonfiction Writing

Expertise:

Narrative Writing
Science and Technology Research Communications
Interviews and Personal Profiles
Media Relations
Policy Research and Analysis