Lauren Quick's Profile

Lauren Quick is a reporter for the Missourian and a junior studying magazine journalism and Spanish at Mizzou. She covers the Rock Bridge/Green Meadows/Bedford Walk/Cedar Lake neighborhood beat.

She is from Springfield, Mo., and attended Kickapoo High School (whose claim to fame is that Brad Pitt went there for high school).

In addition to journalism, Lauren is very interested in music, sports and outdoor activities, and fashion. She plays piano and cello, and enjoys running, biking, hiking and camping.

This summer, Lauren interned with Metropolitan Bride Magazine in Springfield. She would like to work for a major publication one day as a writer or a copy editor.

“There are days when I still can’t believe I get paid to drive around, talk to strangers and then write stories about what I’ve seen and heard, smelled and felt.” —Beth Macy