Laurel Gregory is the reporter and producer of Global News Family Matters. As of September 2018, she is on maternity leave.
She spearheaded the cross-country series after a decade of reporting daily news across the Prairies. Some of her career highlights include covering the Slave Lake wild fires, the Southern Alberta Flood, as well as travelling to Liberia, West Africa to report and mentor journalists for the Shaw Africa Project.
Laurel graduated with a Bachelor of Journalism Highest Honours from Carleton University in Ottawa. She has been recognized with numerous RTDNA Awards for her work in both regional and national categories. She was also the recipient of Corus Entertainment’s “Think Beyond” award for co-creating Family Matters.
Giving back is important to Laurel. She is a board member for Santa’s Anonymous and is proud to have raised more than $100,000 for breast cancer research as a member of Global Edmonton’s Bust a Move team.
When she isn’t chasing her three-year-old son, Laurel spends her free time trail running, cooking, travelling and trying out new restaurants in Edmonton.
WATCH: Laurel answers a few questions for Global Edmonton viewers, including: what makes you laugh, what items would be in your grocery cart, and what is the best part of living in Edmonton?