Laura Monteverdi joined the THV 11 team in March 2015 as a multi-media journalist and fill-in anchor.
Before moving to Arkansas, Laura was the morning anchor/reporter at KDLT in Sioux Falls, South Dakota. During her time there, Laura embraced the Midwest, learning how to do everything from skiing to milking a cow, as part of her own weekly segment, "Life with Laura."
Laura graduated from the University of South Florida in Tampa where she earned a Bachelor of Arts in Mass Communications with a specialization in Broadcast Journalism.
During her college career, Laura was the anchor/reporter for her university's news show, Florida Focus. In addition, she interned at WFLA in Tampa on Daytime, a nationally syndicated morning talk show. Her achievements consist of work on documentaries including one for the Florida Department of Children and Families. Laura also gained experience at one of the nation's largest global media and entertainment companies, Clear Channel.
Laura has had a passion for news ever since she was a child. Whether it was setting up a news desk in her room or using her parent's video camera to shoot the Florida hurricanes, she has always wanted to pursue this career.
Her interests include traveling, staying close to her large family, watching entertainment news and, of course, cheering on the University of South Florida Bulls! GO BULLS!