Laura Boswell

Carpe diem. Tomorrow.

About Laura Boswell

longhairLaura Boswell is a Washington, DC-based journalist and essayist with traditional and digital credits including USA TODAY, The Washington Post/Magazine,, Travel Channel, and AARP The Magazine. She is a frequent contributor to XM Satellite Radio’s The Bob Edwards Show, and is herself a radio, television broadcasting, and modeling professional.

Laura has worked as an editor for,, and on the Travel and Leisure staff at AARP Media, which oversees the websites and print publications for the world’s largest membership organization. Currently she is a content marketer for the National Association of Home Builders. She covers sports, culture, dating, travel, and business, and authors a weekly blog, The Ladies Room, guiding women in understanding and appreciating the benefits of sports in home and work life.

Ms. Boswell has authored and ghost-written numerous titles for companies like Random House and Andrews McMeel, including the Yahoo! Hotjobs series, From Learning to Earning.

After receiving its top scholarship, Ms. Boswell graduated from Centre College (Ky.) and Regent’s College (London) in 1994 with a B.A. in English and a minor in animal behavior. A decorated volleyball and track athlete, she was named NCAA Woman of the Year for the state of Kentucky. In 2006 she was honored with Centre’s Distinguished Young Alumnus award and was also inducted into the Centre College Athletic Hall of Fame.

Born in Memphis, Tenn., Ms. Boswell now resides in Arlington, Va. with her dachshund, Chester. She enjoys scuba diving, kickboxing, dog rescue, and a good pinot grigio.


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