Laura Onyeneho

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Laura Onyeneho

Laura Onyeneho is a multimedia journalist and video content producer from Lowell, Mass. She uses journalism platforms as a means to spotlight the experience  of under-served communities, both in the United States and abroad. Some big topics she tackled were gentrification and the overcrowded student housing in Boston, as well as the Boston City Hall rally for the return of the abducted Nigerian girls in 2014.

Onyeneho worked as a reporter (one-man band) for Somerville Neighborhood News, focusing on events and issues impacting Somerville residents. She also was a contributing writer for the Bay State Banner, covering stories affecting minority-oriented neighborhoods.

She graduated cum laude from from Curry College with a degree in Politics and History and Minor in Communication and received her M.A from Emerson College for Broadcast Journalism. She was award the 2015 Victoria Snelgrove Award for Journalism Ethics in setting high standards for ethical journalism in her work.