Laura Kirtley

Published 07/10 2014 08:20PM

Updated 05/12 2016 04:14PM

Laura Kirtley joined Eyewitness News as host of WEHT Local Lifestyles and anchor of Eyewitness News at Noon. Previously, Laura was the morning anchor at WLFI in West Lafayette, Ind. While at WLFI, Laura was proud to focus on education, health, and wellness stories. She was the station's reporter for HELEN Magazine, created for local women.

Originally from Crawfordsville, Ind., Laura has four years of experience in the political sphere. She began her work as a staff assistant in the Office of U.S. Senator Evan Bayh. In 2006, she worked in Evansville on Brad Ellsworth's successful campaign for the Indiana 8th District Congressional seat. After the election, she worked in Congressman Ellsworth's office until 2008. She also served as Assistant Director of Internal Affairs and Community Outreach for Ivy Tech Community College-Lafayette.

Laura is a 2004 graduate of Indiana University. She received a Bachelor of Arts degree in journalism and political science. Laura and her husband, Adam, reside in Evansville. Her interests are running, fitness, politics, reading and cooking.  

You can watch Laura on WEHT Local Lifestyles at 11 a.m. and Eyewitness News at Noon on Local 7.

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