Digital projects, social media editor @theheraldtimes. @TowsonU '12. I read ALL the comments, you monster. Send questions to my dog: lbavis@heraldt.com

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Biography

My name is Lauren Slavin, and I am a 22-year-old graduate of Towson University working in the greater Indianapolis area.

I have advanced skills in feature and news writing, as well as editing, InDesign layout, on-camera reporting, video and photography.

I spent four years at The Towerlight, an in...

Awards

Society of Professional Journalists Award

2011 - Breaking News Reporting
Maravene Loeschke became the 13th president of Towson University on Jan. 1, 2012. The Towerlight was the first news outlet to break the story of Loeschke’s appointment, and this story was awarded a Mark of Excellence Award for Region 2 of the Society of Professional Journalists: third place in the category of breaking news reporting.

Society of Professional Journalists Award

2010 - Feature Writing
College students around the country go crazy for the newest drinking craze: an alcoholic energy drink with a 12 percent AC. This story was awarded a Mark of Excellence Award for Region 2 of the Society of Professional Journalists: second place in the category of feature writing.