With a degree in English from Hobart & William Smith Colleges, Hobson specializes in feature stories, particularly in the arts, although she has covered indepth stories about the glass ceiling in religion for women, profiles of public figures, such as Cincinnati Mayor John Cranley, John Morris Russell, Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra Pops conductor and Nicholas Kristof, New York Times writer. She does prereviews of upcoming arts events, roundup of arts attractions and reviews of local productions.
Hobson belongs to the Society of Professional Journalists. In addition, she serves on the board of The Duveneck Society at the Cincinnati Art Museum. She is conversant in social media, with over 1,600 contacts in LinkedIn, Twitter and Facebook. In addition, she provides photography with her stories. More information is available on her LinkedIn profile. https://www.linkedin.com/in/laurahobson1/