Laura Sether – Professional Writer

Laura Sether is a freelance writer and editor specializing in public policy, health care, and business writing. She was previously executive editor for W&A Publishing, a boutique publisher of personal finance and investing books.

Laura spent 15 years working in politics at the federal, state, and local levels. She served as press secretary for Minneapolis Mayor R.T. Rybak and on the communications and policy team of the administration of Minnesota Governor Jesse Ventura. Laura previously directed a public journalism project for the Minneapolis Star Tribune newspaper. She began her political career in Washington, D.C., as a legislative assistant for Congressman Tim Penny.

Laura holds a bachelor’s degree in communications from Northwestern University. She is a former Humphrey Institute Policy Fellow at the University of Minnesota and is currently working on her MBA at the University of Northern Iowa.