Laura W.

Experienced writer & communications expert for Public Sector, Non-profit and Education

United States of America

Creating 360-degree strategic communication solutions: Ghostwriting. Consulting. Coaching. I write for CEOs who want their bylines in Forbes and Inc., but don't have time to write columns. I help econ...see more

  • Professional Services
  • Public Sector & Regulatory
  • Education & Edtech
  • Education
  • ...


  • Pre-vetted expert
  • Confirmed hourly rate
  • Available on short notice


Director Of Communications

2 years
Current position
Nov 2020 - Present
Peachtree NORML is the state affiliate of the National Organization for the Reform of Marijuana Laws. We seek to end cannabis prohibition in Georgia by educating the public, lobbying la...see more

Strategic Communications

Jo Jorgensen for President
4 months
Jul 2020 - Nov 2020
Contracted to write policy positions and develop strategic campaign messaging for the Libertarian candidate for President, 2020.

Contributing Editor

Foundation for Economic Education
1 year
Jul 2019 - Nov 2020
Founded in 1946, the Foundation for Economic Education is America's oldest "free enterprise"​ research and educational institute, headquartered first in Irvington, New York and now Atla...see more

Adjunct Professor

Emory University - Goizueta Business School
3 years
Aug 2016 - Jun 2019
• Supported business admin students in developing a personal brand, professional presence • Designed curricula, activities, and assignments to promote professional development and growt...see more


ThatGhostwriter, LLC
11 years
Current position
Jan 2012 - Present
Discovering an authentic voice to embody your message isn’t easy, but it’s essential. From a quick phone call or email exchange, I can help you craft precise, powerful prose to persuade...see more

Advanced Teaching Fellow, Composition Instructor

Georgia State University
5 years
Aug 2011 - Aug 2016
Graduate Teaching Assistant, Research Assistant, Advanced Teaching Fellow 2014-2015 • Served as instructor of record for composition courses • Designed syllabi and assignments, select...see more

Communications Associate

3 years
Jun 2009 - Feb 2012
• Served as primary organizational contact for all media inquiries, giving voice to 50,000 members • Defined and developed brand, created national strategic communication campaigns • De...see more

Account Manager, Communications Strategy

DCI Group
2 years
May 2007 - Apr 2009
• Crafted messaging, ghostwrote speeches and publication-ready materials for Fortune 50 clients • Implemented long- and short-term public affairs and issue communications campaigns. • ...see more

Crisis Communications and Public Affairs Intern

1 year
May 2006 - May 2007
• Assisted team with speech writing, crisis response, media inquiries • Wrote copy for both internal and external communications, media, web and intranet content. • Built and managed me...see more

Industries, roles and expertise

Industry experience

  • Professional Services
  • Public Sector & Regulatory
  • Education & Edtech

Role experience

  • Education
  • Consulting
  • Media & Communication