Laura Fong is the producer, writer, and host of Common Cents, a monthly show that highlights local Torrance businesses and explores the secrets to their success. Laura was born and raised in Torrance and is a North High alum. She went on to graduate from UC San Diego in 2012 with a BA in Communications.
She started her career in journalism as an Apprentice at CBS2/KCAL9 news and eventually hired on as a freelance writer. She writes captivating stories ranging from health, politics, and crime to technology and breaking news. Entertainment news is her favorite though. She's worked closely with the entertainment team and has covered major red carpet events including, the Oscars, the Golden Globes, and the Grammys.
Laura has always loved writing and telling interesting stories which makes journalism her dream career. When she's not in front of the camera or writing and producing, she enjoys spending time with her family and fiancé, walking her dog Bailey at the beach, a good cup of coffee, and practicing yoga.