Laura Abernethy

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London, UK
University Of St Andrews, University Of Sheffield
Health & Wellness, Beauty, Relationships
  • Laura is a news writer for The List.
  • She has previously worked as the assistant lifestyle editor for, writing about health, travel, beauty, food, property, money, and relationships.
  • Now, Laura covers a range of topics for newspapers and websites across the world, including Static Media.


Laura has worked as a news and features journalist for over six years. After finishing her undergraduate degree, where she helped to run the student newspaper, she was awarded The Scott Trust Bursary through The Guardian. It gave her a fully-funded place on the Print Journalism MA course at the University of Sheffield. After graduation, she worked at the Belfast Telegraph in her native Northern Ireland, before moving to London to work for the Press Association and later She is now a freelance journalist and alongside her work with Static Media, she writes for a variety of publications.


Laura has an undergraduate degree in history from the University of St. Andrews and a postgraduate degree in print journalism from the University of Sheffield.
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