Laurie Johnson is the Houston host for All Things Considered at KUHF NPR for Houston. Before taking the anchor chair, she worked as a general assignments reporter at KUHF, starting there as an intern in 2002. Laurie has covered a variety of topics for Houston, including 2008's historic presidential election, Hurricane Ike, Enron, the crash of Space Shuttle Columbia and multiple sessions of the Texas legislature.
Laurie has been recognized for her work in public affairs and government reporting and in 2012 received a Houston Press Club award as Radio Reporter of the Year in Texas. Her work has also been heard across the country on National Public Radio, CNN and other broadcast outlets.
Laurie was born and raised in the Houston area and is a graduate of the University of Houston. She and her husband are active members of All Saints Church in the Heights and enjoy growing giant vegetables in their garden, talking about how cute their dog is, and complaining about the weather.