Lara Salahi is an award-winning multimedia journalist and contributor to ABC News and the Boston Globe.
Lara is a content producer for the online breaking news and feature site of the Boston Globe, Boston.com. She is the founder and author of the site's online column Ultra Sound Pregnancy, which takes a closer look at trends on fertility, pregnancy, and delivery. She also writes for the weekly "Be Well" section of the Boston Globe which analyzes the latest scientific studies to offer a brief and simple look at the findings and what it means for you.
She field produces pieces in the New England area for ABC News shows including Good Morning America and World News with Diane Sawyer. Lara previously worked with ABC News' Medical Unit, where she produced digital and on-air health stories.
Lara shoots, writes, and edits her own stories. She has also created, contributed to, and manages numerous websites. She has worked in local news, network and cable television, international print, and documentary film, and has been featured on numerous news sites and blogs.
Lara received a dual undergraduate degree from Boston University in Broadcast Journalism and International Relations with concentration in Middle East and North Africa foreign policy and security studies, along with a minor in French. She also has a master's degree in Health Communication from Emerson College. Lara travels extensively and is fluent in Armenian, Arabic, and French.
Lara is a member of the Society of Professional Journalists, the National Arab American Journalists Association, New England Science Writers, the Online News Association, the Association of Health Care Journalists, and the Military Reporters and Editors Association.
She began her career as an on-air reporter.
Lara is the recipient of the 2012 RTDNA Jacque Minnotte Health Reporting Fellowship, which recognizes excellence in health journalism.
Read Lara's online column: Ultra Sound Pregnancy