Laura Scholz Laura is an Atlanta-based freelance writer and editor who has covered locations ranging from Charleston to Amsterdam for the site. She is the editor-in-chief of Modern Luxury’s Medicine + Doctors Atlanta and has covered wellness, food and drink, and travel for Atlanta magazine, Bon Appétit, Eater Atlanta, Eating Well, Fodor’s Travel, SELF, Travel + Leisure, and Women’s Running. Experience A former lifestyle public relations executive, Laura turned that passion for storytelling and compelling content into a successful freelance writing and editing career. Formally the wellness editor of Atlanta magazine and currently the editor-in-chief of Modern Luxury’s Medicine + Doctors Atlanta, she has covered wellness, food and drink, and travel for Bon Appétit, Eater Atlanta, Eating Well, Fodor’s Travel, SELF, Travel + Leisure, Where Traveler, and Women’s Running. An avid marathoner and certified classical Pilates instructor, she spends her free time road tripping and hiking throughout the Southeast with her Great Pyrnees/Australian shepherd mix, Rosalind. Education Laura graduated magna cum laude with a B.A. in political science from Furman University, where she was inducted into Phi Beta Kappa and co-founded an all-female a capella group. She received her M.A. in arts policy and administration from The Ohio State University. About Food & Wine Food & Wine, a Dotdash Meredith Brand, is an award-winning online resource for anyone passionate about the culinary world. With rigorously tested recipes and the most trusted restaurant, drinks, culinary travel and home coverage, we inspire and empower people everywhere to discover, create, and devour the best in food and wine. Learn more about us and our editorial process.