Laura Williams

Laura Williams

Laura Williams is deputy news editor of The Albany Herald. Williams is in charge of the newspaper's news desk, supervising copy editors and paginators.

A native of Americus, GA, Williams is a graduate of Georgia Southern University in Statesboro, GA, where she received a bachelor's degree in Communication Arts with a minor in Broadcasting. Williams was inducted into Who's Who Among Students in American Colleges and Universities and is a member of the leadership society Omicron Delta Kappa. She joined the Albany Herald news staff in August 2008 as a page designer and copy editor.

Williams' responsibilities include writing and editing copy, designing pages and helping to maintain the Herald's website and social media outlets. She also assists in producing and acting as on-air talent for the Herald's promotional commercials. Contact her at (229) 434-8744 or by e-mail at laura.williams@albanyherald.com.