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Laurie Garrison

  • Bachelor’s degree from Bowling Green State University
  • Master’s degree from Kent State University.

Laurie Garrison is a freelance business, sports business and tech writer based in Central Florida. She has been a contributor to Bankrate since 2020.


  • 30+ years as a copywriter and content writer
  • 14 years as editor of a national magazine
  • 6 years as a business and marketing awards entry writer


Laurie has more than 30 years of experience as a writer. In addition to Bankrate, she has written for such publications as Sports Business Journal, Boston Business Journal, Charlotte Business Journal, Dallas Business Journal, Kansas City Business Journal, Minneapolis-St. Paul Business Journal, Philadelphia Business Journal, St. Louis Business Journal, Athletics Administration, CNET, ZDNet, Metacritic, TV Guide, AWAI (American Writers and Artists Inc.), B2B Writers International and more.

Laurie also writes business and marketing awards. Among the programs where Laurie’s clients have achieved success are the Stevie American Business Awards, Sports Business Awards, Ex Awards, Pro Awards, ThinkLA Idea Awards and more.

Additionally, for 14 years, Laurie was the managing editor of Athletics Administration, a national trade publication for the collegiate sports industry.

Through the years, Laurie has worked for a variety of corporate, tech, sports and agency clients. Among these are Anheuser-Busch InBev, AMB Group (parent company of the Atlanta Falcons and Atlanta United FC), Cleveland Cavaliers, KORE Software, Infinity Marketing Team, MKTG, Factory 360 and more.

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