Laura Scholz

Laura Scholz is a freelance writer and editor focusing on travel, wellness, food and drink, and design. Her work has appeared in notable publications like Bon Appétit, Eater Atlanta, Good Housekeeping, InStyle, People, Self, Shape, Travel + Leisure, TripSavvy, The Atlantan, EatingWell, Food & Wine, Fodor’s Travel, and more.

Based in Atlanta, Laura is the current editor-in-chief of Modern Luxury’s Medicine + Doctors Atlanta and the former wellness editor of Atlanta magazine. Before journalism, she spent over a decade in public relations for the arts, non-profit, and food and beverage sectors. Laura is also a certified Pilates instructor and avid runner. When not writing, she can be found traveling, playing the piano and ukulele, hiking, or spending time with her husband and Australian Shepherd/Great Pyrenees mix, Rosalind.

  • 10+ years of journalism experience
  • Editor-in-chief of Modern Luxury’s Medicine + Doctors Atlanta
  • Former wellness editor of Atlanta magazine
  • Received a master's degree in arts policy and administration from the Ohio State University
  • Received a bachelor's degree in political science from Furman University

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