Laura Galen is a freelance writer and editor. She was the Founding Editor of Nickelodeon Magazine and served as Editor-in-Chief for 13 years. She then became the Senior Vice President and Editorial Director of the Magazine Group—managing Nickelodeon, Nick Jr., and Nick Comics. Under her direction, the magazines launched international and digital editions and won numerous industry awards.
Recent editorial projects include editing non-fiction books for tweens, co-creating two iPad apps, and serving as project editor on a series of Highlights Hidden Pictures books.
Before Nickelodeon, Laura worked at Scholastic, Sesame Workshop, and in New York City Public Schools.