Laura Schocker

Hi! I’m Laura, an NYC lifestyle editor, digital strategist, and writer with more than a decade of experience. I’m also a fan of sparkly things.

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Selected Video Appearances

Professional Experience

Experience

Editor-in-Chief
Apartment Therapy
Dec 2017 to present

Digital Director, Real Simple
Director of Digital Home Content

Time Inc.
Nov 2016 to Nov 2017

Executive Editor, Real Simple
Time Inc.
Jun 2014 to Nov 2016

Executive Editor, Healthy Living
The Huffington Post
April 2011 to June 2014
Promoted from Managing Editor Nov 2013, Senior Editor March 2013, Associate Editor Oct 2013

Adjunct Lecturer
Web Editing & Writing/Editing Creative Content

New York University
Oct 2016 to Present

additional staff positions have included Prevention magazine and XO group

 

Education

Master of Science in Journalism
Medill School of Journalism
Northwestern University
2009

Bachelor of Science in Journalism
Medill School of Journalism
Northwestern University
2008

 

Skills

Social Media Strategy

SEO

Basic HTML

Google Analytics

Parse.ly

Social Scheduling/Monitoring Tools

E-Commerce

Native Content

Photoshop

Management

Awards

  • Honoree: Folio Top Women in Media (motivator category)

  • Webby: Social-Culture and Lifestyle (2018 and 2019 People’s Choice Winner for Apartment Therapy Instagram)

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