At Johns Hopkins, Laura Wilson is a lecturer for the MA in Communication program.
Wilson also is a senior vice president in the social media and emerging platforms practice of the Washington, D.C., office of Weber Shandwick. She has 15 years of experience in the digital communications space, with a track record for successfully creating or improving social media programs for Fortune 500 companies and government agencies.
Prior to joining Weber Shandwick, Wilson was the senior director of digital engagement for Georgetown University. At Georgetown, she led the university’s social media and creative services teams, which developed the award-winning first-person video documentary series Georgetown Stories. The American Marketing Association referred to the success of the series as “striking social media gold,” and other campaigns at Georgetown were featured on TODAY, ESPN, Good Morning America, and in The Washington Post.
A frequent public speaker, Wilson has presented keynotes and workshops at marketing and communications conferences, corporate retreats, and in university settings. Her recent keynotes include “Sparking Your Creative Vibe Shift: Maximizing Creativity through Better Human Led Inputs and AI Inspiration” and “From Feed to FYP: Crafting Culturally Relevant Stories that Work and Win.”
In addition to her role as a lecturer for Johns Hopkins, Wilson also is an adjunct instructor for the Public Relations and Corporate Communications master’s program at Georgetown University’s School of Continuing Studies.
Wilson holds a Bachelor of Arts from Virginia Tech and is a double Hoya, with a Master’s in Public Relations and Corporate Communications and an Executive Master’s in Global Strategic Communications from Georgetown. She also holds an MBA in data analysis from Longwood University.