Laurence Darmiento

Editor

Laurence was named editor of San Fernando Valley Business Journal in November 2012. He came from the Los Angeles Business Journal, where he was managing editor since January 2006. He had been at the newspaper five years before then as assistant managing editor and a reporter who covered the health care industry. He has worked at the Los Angeles Daily News, San Gabriel Tribune and other media outlets covering numerous beats, including the environment, politics and the courts.

Raised in suburban New York City, he received a B.A. in Philosophy from Cornell University and attended journalism graduate school at Louisiana State University. His work has been recognized by the Society of American Business Editors and Writers, the Alliance of Area Business Publications and the Los Angeles Press Club.

Laurence can be reached at 818-316-3125, or by email at ldarmiento@sfvbj.com.

Email: LDarmiento@sfvbj.com
Phone: 818-676-1750

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