Laura began her career as both Miss Universe and Miss World Australia, finishing top five in both competitions and winning Miss Congeniality at Miss Universe. Laura went on to become one of Australia’s leading TV presenters with an enviable television resume.
Laura travelled the world for seven years, presenting on one of Australia’s most successful lifestyle programs, The Great Outdoors. She then co-hosted Wheel of Fortune, gracing our screens five days a week.
Laura continued her passion for travel as a presenter on Channel 9’s Holidays for Sale, and she also hosted Qantas Destination Guides. Other shows Laura fronted include the Discovery Channel’s International World’s Best Beaches, Channel 7/BBC’s Massive Nature, and Channel 7’s Racing Today and Good As Gold. Laura also read for Fox Sports News last year from the National News desk.
Originally from Adelaide, Laura gained certificates in Outdoor Leadership and as a fitness trainer before studying a Bachelor of Applied Science in Sport and Recreation Management, majoring in Journalism. Keeping fit, travelling, riding her Ducati motorbike and spending time with her boyfriend, Silverchair bassist Chris Joannou, and their two dogs are Laura’s passions.