Laura Tomlin, 43, is senior vice president of national media for Scripps. Laura is responsible for next-generation national news network Newsy; podcast industry leader Midroll and listening service Stitcher; the global leader in digital audio technology and measurement services, Triton; satire and humor brand Cracked; lifestyle brand Simplemost; the award-winning Scripps Washington Bureau, with its national investigative reporting team and podcast productions; and the Scripps National Spelling Bee.
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. In addition to these responsibilities, she led the strategic direction for Cracked and has worked closely with the leaders of Newsy since its acquisition. She has served on the digital division’s senior leadership team since its inception, 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.