Laura Tomlin, 47, is chief administrative officer for The E.W. Scripps Company.
In this role, she leads human resources, information technology and enterprise strategy, with a distinct focus on consumer technology, innovation and entrepreneurship.
Prior to Scripps’ acquisition of ION Media in January 2021, Laura served as executive vice president of national media and was responsible for Scripps’ national businesses: next-generation national news network Newsy; the global leader in digital audio technology and measurement services, Triton; lifestyle brand Simplemost; the award-winning Scripps Washington Bureau, with its national investigative reporting team and podcast productions; and the Scripps National Spelling Bee. She also oversaw podcast company Stitcher and helped lead its sale to SiriusXM in 2020.
In her previous experiences with Scripps, she was vice president of digital business operations. Laura was responsible for executing the strategic digital agenda for Scripps’ local brands in partnership with the television division. Her responsibilities have included working with leaders in all divisions to ensure success and consistency across the digital platforms. She served on the former digital division’s senior leadership team, creating the human resources function for the division and then moving into a leadership role in operations.
Laura joined Scripps in 2010 to launch internal recruiting to support the enterprise. She has a bachelor’s degree in business administration from the University of Notre Dame.