Laura Hackett

Senior City Editor

Laura is based in Asheville, NC and has written for AVLtoday since March 2021. Before joining 6AM City, she wrote for Mountain Xpress and created content for the Asheville Area Chamber of Commerce (the 2019 National Chamber of the Year). In her free time, she loves exploring her city by bike, testing out new restaurants, and hanging out with her dog Iroh at the park.

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