Laura Wagner

New York

Media Reporter

Education: Georgetown University, BA in government

Laura Wagner is a reporter at The Washington Post covering the changing digital media industry. She previously worked at Defector, where she wrote about media, sports and labor. Before that, she covered media and business at Vice. She has also written for Slate and NPR, and her work has been published by Columbia Journalism Review. She lives in New York.
Latest from Laura Wagner

Inside the college newspaper investigation that got a football coach fired

Pat Fitzgerald had simply been suspended by Northwestern University, but student journalists suspected there was more to the story and found a history of hazing.

July 12, 2023

New York Times will close sports desk, sending readers to the Athletic

The Times said it will disperse current sports staffers throughout the newsroom while relying on the Athletic for traditional sports coverage. No layoffs are planned, the company said.

July 10, 2023