laura bond williams

Austin, TX USA

Professional Experience

From classical music to semiconductors. International artists to entrepreneurs. In 16 years as a public relations counselor, I have served clients in the arts, entertainment, media, business, telecommunications and technology. My diverse project and client list includes sports artists and cellists, writers, attorneys, entrepreneurs and land planners -- they are all great intuitive personalities with vastly different training, education and method of analysis and expression. I also free-lance for austinwoman magazine, the Austin Business Journal, and Forward Austin . I was an assistant editor with Texas Music magazine from 2000 - 2001.


Content Editor (online)
4 Years
5 Years
Other, Specify
15 Years


Business (general)
7 Years
6 Years
7 Years


Broadcasting - Ent - TV (Local)
6 Years
PR (firm) - Fortune 1000 corp. clients
6 Years
PR (in-house) - Small to mid-sized corp. clients
6 Years

Total Media Industry Experience

5 Years

Media Client List (# assignments last 2 yrs)

Austin Business Journal (6-10), austinwoman magazine (3-5), Texas Music magazine (3-5)

Corporate Client List (# assignments last 2 yrs)

RVi Planning + Landscape Architecture (6-10), Austin Real Estate Partners (3-5), Cricket Wireless (1-2), Megan Griswold (1-2), Opie Otterstad (1-2), Bion Tsang (1-2), McGinnis, Lochridge & Kilgore (10+), Cord Shiflet (10+), SBC Communications (10+)

Other Work History

I held senior manager roles at Fleishman-Hillard International Communications. I helped launch SBC Yahoo! DSL; served as spokesperson for SBC Internet affiliates; implemented an award-winning internal communications program and managed publications for the client’s corporate reputation program. I began my career at KLRU-TV as a publications editor and then publicist for the TV series Austin City Limits. I brought national attention to the program with news coverage in CNN, Associated Press, Texas Monthly, Chicago Tribune, Dallas Morning News, New York Newsday and many others. I launched the series’ first Web site for PBS Online, Austin Cyber Limits. My experience as an interviewer and writer includes interviews with musicians such as Faith Hill, B.B. King, Sheryl Crow, Lyle Lovett, John Prine, Jimmie Vaughan, Loudon Wainwright III, Son Volt, the Neville Brothers , the Manhattan Transfer, the Mavericks, and others.

Computer Skills

MS Office Suite; Windows XP; have experience with various intranet and online content management systems.


laptop, USB audio recorder, printer, scanner, digital camera, iPod


Mary Anne Connolly, austinwoman magazine Julie Tereshchuk, austinwoman magazine John Egan, UpWord Communications Lance Williams, Nashville Business Journal


IABC Gold Quill, SBC Employee Communications Program


Association for Women in Communications



Service piece featuring tips for women expecting their first child


Profile of Texas State Rep. Valinda Bolton