Laura Bertocci

Manager, Community Support

Laura oversees the American Journalism Project’s grantee community, designing spaces for leaders facing similar challenges to connect and developing learning opportunities for them to grow.

She has spent the majority of her career helping news professionals share knowledge, support each other and evolve the industry, previously at the Online News Association and the Institute for Nonprofit News. Her editorial experience includes work at an investigative nonprofit newsroom in Santa Barbara, digital-first site Mic (where she helped lead efforts to unionize the newsroom), and most recently at one of the nation’s leading women’s podcasts, “Call Your Girlfriend.”

Laura is based in Los Angeles.