Laura Laker is a freelance journalist specialising in cycling and urban transport. She has written for a variety of news and specialist publications, from the Guardian, to Good Housekeeping, to road.cc, bikebiz, and Total Women's Cycling, and others. She also appears on Sky News from time to time to discuss cycling issues, and occasionally chairs panel debates.

When not writing about cycling, she might be found on her bike, swing dancing, walking or, more recently, running. 


I really do think Laura is spot on, on everything
— Martin Porter, QC

What I've Achieved

Education:

A full pass in the Fast track NCTJ pre-entry certificate in newspaper journalism, the NCTJ's 'gold standard' newspaper journalism qualification (from News Associates), with modules in news writing, politics, law and shorthand, including a placement in local paper, the Islington Gazette

First Class Honours degree in nutrition, health and fitness from the University of Westminster