Laura Burstein is an automotive journalist based in Santa Monica, CA. She has more than a decade of combined experience in broadcasting and online media.
Laura spent the early years of her career working for local radio and television stations in the San Francisco Bay Area. After college (which included terms abroad in Paris and Dublin, Ireland), she served in various editorial and reporting roles for technology-focused media companies, including ZDTV/TechTV.
Although much of her experience revolves around computers and technology, Laura's first love is cars. Over the past few years she's contributed her automotive expertise to outlets including CNET.com, Forbes Autos and Edmunds.com. Her free time is spent driving at the track or watching Formula 1 and other road course series like ALMS.
Laura's passion for automobiles and racing is closely rivaled by her love for music. She began studying piano at age five and started playing guitar when she was 12. She's also an aspiring foodie.