As Development Associate, Laurie Pierce helps obtain corporate support for UALR Public Radio. She works with foundations, corporations and businesses who are interested in underwriting public radio programming.
Laurie has a journalism background and spent 13 years with the Arkansas Democrat-Gazette.
A native of Houston, Texas, Laurie earned a bachelor's degree in journalism from the University of Texas at Austin in 1989. She has resided in central Arkansas since 1990 and is thrilled to be rearing her sons in Little Rock. James Richard attends Central High, and Robert attends Pulaski Heights Middle School. Laurie is a Pulaski County Master Gardener, a member of Little Rock Metro Rotary and a student at the UALR College of Business working toward a baccalaureate degree in marketing.