Laura Davis

  • Assistant Professor of Professional Practice
  • University of Southern California

Laura E. Davis is an assistant professor of professional practice and the digital news director of the Annenberg Media Center at the University of Southern California. She has worked as a reporter at The Associated Press, a homepage, social media and politics editor at Yahoo News, the deputy mobile editor at the Los Angeles Times and a mobile editor at BuzzFeed, where she was on the team that launched the award-winning BuzzFeed News app. At USC, she’s spearheaded digital innovation in the student newsroom and created a first-of-its-kind copy editing chatbot. She is also a trust coach for the Trusting News project.