Until June 30, 2004, Laura Echevarria was the Director of Media Relations for the National Right to Life Committee (NRLC) for seven years.
While with National Right to Life, Ms. Echevarria appeared on The CBS Evening News, Fox News Channel, MSNBC, CNBC’s “Equal Time,” CNN, ABC, CBS This Weekend, NBC, The News Hour with Jim Lehrer, and other national and international television programs and newscasts. She was quoted in various newspapers including The New York Times, The Washington Post, USA Today, The Boston Globe, The Wall Street Journal as well as news services, various magazines, and other national, international, and local newspapers. Ms. Echevarria was heard on national radio, including ABC Radio News, AP Network News, NBC Radio, CNN Radio, CBS Radio, National Public Radio, and various talk shows around the nation. Ms. Echevarria’s writing appeared in a number of local and national publications including USA Today.
Before joining NRLC in April of 1994, Ms. Echevarria was a radio announcer, a freelance writer, and was active in local politics. Since leaving NRLC, Ms. Echevarria has written for Touchstone magazine and Human Life Review. She has also written op-eds for LifeNews.com, The Richmond-Times Dispatch, and The Free Lance-Star in Fredericksburg, Virginia. Ms. Echevarria holds a bachelor’s degree in speech communications. She has taught English and speech for a local college and has completed some work toward a master’s degree. She has worked in both development and communications in the last few years.
Ms. Echevarria lives with her husband and their three children, two of whom are on the autism spectrum.