Laura Scholz

Laura Scholz

Laura is an Atlanta-based freelance writer and editor who has covered locations ranging from Charleston to Amsterdam for the site. She is the editor-in-chief of Modern Luxury’s Medicine + Doctors Atlanta and has covered wellness, food and drink, and travel for Atlanta magazine, Bon Appétit, Eater Atlanta, Eating Well, Fodor’s Travel, SELF, Travel + Leisure, and Women’s Running.

Experience

A former lifestyle public relations executive, Laura turned that passion for storytelling and compelling content into a successful freelance writing and editing career. Formally the wellness editor of Atlanta magazine and currently the editor-in-chief of Modern Luxury’s Medicine + Doctors Atlanta, she has covered wellness, food and drink, and travel for Bon Appétit, Eater Atlanta, Eating Well, Fodor’s Travel, SELF, Travel + Leisure, Where Traveler, and Women’s Running. An avid marathoner and certified classical Pilates instructor, she spends her free time road tripping and hiking throughout the Southeast with her Great Pyrnees/Australian shepherd mix, Rosalind. 

Education

Laura graduated magna cum laude with a B.A. in political science from Furman University, where she was inducted into Phi Beta Kappa and co-founded an all-female a capella group. She received her M.A. in arts policy and administration from The Ohio State University.

About Shape

Shape is an award-winning digital fitness, wellness, and beauty destination that offers inclusive, trusted, and empowering expert-led guidance and advice for anyone at any point in their wellness journey. Our library of more than 11,000 stories reaches more than 7 million readers monthly who want to prioritize their health, have fun, and lead an active lifestyle while also cutting through the noise of quick fixes and unvetted fads.

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