Laurie Boeder

  • Former Associated Press journalist and TV news reporter
  • Author of scripts and speeches for Hollywood stars and celebrities from the worlds of movies, television, politics, and science

Experience

Laurie Broeder is a former writer for ThoughtCo and contributed work for over four years. She has been watching and loving classic films since she first saw a grainy copy of "The Ghost and Mrs. Muir" on her family's old black-and-white television set, and she realized that beautiful old movies last forever. The scripts and stills from "Casablanca" and "The Maltese Falcon" sat next to her math and science schoolbooks on her desk, and she wanted to grow up to be as witty and sophisticated as Myrna Loy in the "Thin Man" movies, as deadly a femme fatale as Barbara Stanwyck in "Double Indemnity," and as smart and funny as Katharine Hepburn in "Bringing Up Baby." 

A former Associated Press journalist and TV news reporter, Laurie has worked for more than 20 years in Washington, DC as a writer. During her career, she has written scripts and speeches for Hollywood stars and celebrities from the worlds of movies, television, politics, and science.

Education

  • B.A., Macalester College, St. Paul, MN

ThoughtCo and Dotdash

ThoughtCo is a premier reference site focusing on expert-created education content. We are one of the top-10 information sites in the world as rated by comScore, a leading Internet measurement company. Every month, more than 13 million readers seek answers to their questions on ThoughtCo.

For more than 20 years, Dotdash brands have been helping people find answers, solve problems, and get inspired. We are one of the top-20 largest content publishers on the Internet according to comScore, and reach more than 30% of the U.S. population monthly. Our brands collectively have won more than 20 industry awards in the last year alone, and recently Dotdash was named Publisher of the Year by Digiday, a leading industry publication.

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