Laurel White

Laurel White has been Wisconsin Public Radio’s State Capitol Reporter since 2016. In addition to reporting for WPR News and serving as a state politics expert on WPR’s Ideas Network talk shows and PBS Wisconsin, Laurel has reported for the national broadcasts of “Morning Edition” and “All Things Considered” and on NPR’s “UpFirst” podcast.

She has received honors for her reporting from the Wisconsin Broadcasters Association and Milwaukee Press Club.

Prior to joining WPR, Laurel worked for The Capital Times in Madison, Wis., covering politics and culture.

Laurel received her master’s degree in public affairs reporting from the Medill School of Journalism at Northwestern University.

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