Laura Bernard is the Director of Programming Integration at Food Network, where she oversees organic branded content from pitch to execution. Her expertise lies in achieving advertising partners’ commerce goals while simultaneously enhancing the network’s editorial.
Laura transitioned into programming integration at Food Network after leading the brand’s new business marketing efforts and managing marketing partnerships, including the Food Network & Cooking Channel Wine & Food Festivals, both in New York and Miami.
She began her advertising career at McKinney, a full-service agency in North Carolina, but left the east coast to join Levi Strauss & Co. in San Francisco, where she focused on consumer marketing, primarily packaging and in-store communications.
Laura is a proud graduate of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill with a degree in Journalism & Mass Communication. She is also a recent graduate of the Institute for Integrative Nutrition—pursuing her passion for healthy living and simple ways to feel good.