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Lora Strum

Multimedia Journalist I Storyteller

Wherever the story takes me

Lora Strum

A multimedia reporter and nationally-recognized “quadruple-threat” in the industry, Lora enjoys reporting in myriad forms for air on multiple platforms. She has covered Supreme Court rulings and Senate hearings, inner-city education and arts programs, business research and newsmakers-- on air, online and in print.

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Soldier, combat dog share PTSD diagnosis, road to recovery

WASHINGTON (Army News Service, July 20, 2015) -- Up at 5 a.m., retired Staff Sgt. Matthew Bessler often speaks his first words of the day to his dog, Mike, who lives with him now in Powell, Wyoming, and who has deployed with him twice to Iraq. Bessler served as an Army Ranger and former Special Forces Engineer with the canine tactical team from 10th Special Forces Group (Airborne) out of Fort Carson, Colorado.
Soldiers Link to Story
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Tourism, business leaders visit Temple to discuss impact of World Meeting of Families

Roughly 800,000 people flooded Philadelphia in late September for a visit from Pope Francis and the World Meeting of Families, a global gathering of Catholics. An event jointly sponsored by Temple University’s School of Tourism and Hospitality Management (STHM) and Temple’s Center for International Business Education and Research (CIBER) considered that very question.
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Army needs one 'solid network' to protect against cyber threats

From computers and laptops, to smartphones and tablets, being "in the know" is the baseline for effective organization and leadership. In today's Army, mission command means effective communication across all commands, mediums and environments that is pervasive, protected and utilized to greatest efficiency, said Army leaders during a discussion sponsored by the Association of the United States Army, or AUSA, July 9.
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Kane/Fina Feud Worsens During Grand Jury Trial

When Judge Carolyn Tornetta Carluccio wanted to secretly cancel hearings she did so via email. The Courthouse was stunned to learn that I had the praecipe numbers which indicated that multiple hearings had been cancelled by email. No one would take responsibility or explain. Court Administration had cancelled the hearings without notice or entry… and without Court Order.
Politics PA Link to Story

About

Lora Strum

Lora Strum is an enthusiastic and driven news, public affairs and arts reporter.

“It’s all storytelling. That’s what journalism is all about.” –Tom Brokaw

In just a few short years, Lora is making her mark on the media industry. Passionate, highly-motivated and empathetic, her galvanizing attitude brings a productive and compelling dynamic to the world of journalism.

A multimedia reporter and nationally-recognized “quadruple-threat” in the industry, Lora enjoys reporting in myriad forms for air on multiple platforms. She has covered Supreme Court rulings and Senate hearings, inner-city education and arts programs, business research and newsmakers--on air, online and in print.

Her work as a broadcast producer, video and web editor has been featured at the 2013 News and Documentary Emmy Awards, and online at the PBS NewsHour Student Reporting Labs, Philadelphia Neighborhoods and Temple Update Now.

Her experience in public affairs reporting stems from time spent assisting the communications director of the City of Alexandria, as a part of the public relations team at the Temple University Fox School of Business, reporting for PoliticsPA.com and the Department of Defense’s Army News Service.

Her copy editing skills were most recently utilized at The Philadelphia Inquirer.

Lora received her bachelor’s degree in Journalism and French from Temple University in May 2016.

Indulging her interest in comprehensive and concise reporting, Lora is currently working as the Science and Social Media News Assistant for the PBS NewsHour—pitching and delivering innovative content for broadcast, web, and social media

Interested in arts, science, foreign and public affairs, including politics, business, policy and education, Lora’s greatest strength is her ability to tell a story by any means necessary. Check her out on Twitter @LoraStrum.

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Skills

  • communication
  • public relations
  • social media
  • multimedia reporting
  • Storytelling
  • Journalism