Laura Italiano Bio, Wiki
Laura Italiano is a New York Post journalist who resigned on Tuesday, April 27th after writing a false story about books by Vice President Kamala Harris being handed out to migrant children went viral on social media. In a series of tweets, Laura Italiano, a long-time NY Post reporter, submitted her resignation to the editors, alleging that she was “ordered” to write the story and that it was her “breaking point.”
“An announcement: Today I handed in my resignation to my editors at the New York Post. The Kamala Harris story — an incorrect story I was ordered to write and which I failed to push back hard enough against — was my breaking point,” Italiano wrote.
Her official Twitter profile states that she is a resident of Manhattan, New York. She has not been very active on social media. In fact, the tweets that she did for announcing her resignation were the first time she used the platform to convey her thoughts.
In one of her tweets, she also wrote that it was a “privilege” to cover New York City for the publication and it is really a “sad” moment for her that she is leaving the renowned outlet.
An announcement: Today I handed in my resignation to my editors at the New York Post.
— Laura Italiano (@Italiano_Laura) April 27, 2021
Laura Italiano Background
Laura has been working with NY Post for a long time now and has written a variety of stories for the publication as per her LinkedIn profile. According to her profile on Muck Rack, Italiano has written for big media organizations like FOX News, The Sun, News.com.au, Page Six, The Daily Telegraph, The Herald Sun, and more.
Apart from working as a full-time journalist, Italiano is also the founder of ‘PERP! The Criminal Musical’, an NYC-based effort to skewer Big Media and Big Crime via original show tunes and too many very bad puns. According to its official website, PERP! is the “brainchild” of the former NY Post editor. It is a “full-length book musical for six actors, and is currently under development, with Laura writing the book, music, and lyrics.”