Laura Weislo

Content Creative

A media professional with a twist: I have a unique combination of skills in journalism, editing, project management, and science.

After getting a Masters in Genetics, I was part of a cutting edge research team that pioneered the use of biotechnology to create disease resistant crops. While working on a high-throughput project to find genes related to disease, I taught myself database and web programming to manage the enormous amount of information we were creating. That led to project management with an Agile bent and a bit of process improvement with Six Sigma.

I made a dramatic career change in 2006, jumping into the deep end of cycling journalism with the world's biggest English-language news site in the sport, I progressed from writing and copy editing to the position of Deputy Editor, where I direct the coverage of all North American events and assist the Editor-In-Chief with all day-to-day operations, strategic planning, and web development projects.


Laura Weislo - resume
AG2R La Mondiale: 2015 Report Card |
WorldTour ranking: 11/17 Win count: 23 (up from 17) Top riders: Romain Bardet, Alexis Gougeard, Jan Bakelants, Alexis Vuillermoz, Domenico Pozzovivo Related Articles Coming off...
New women's team Cylance taking aim at inaugural WorldTour |
With the creation of the UCI Women's WorldTour, an ambitious new American women's team has come together under title sponsor Cylance, a high-tech computer security firm, with...
Gesink still aiming high despite rocky years |
One-on-one interview with Robert Gesink from the 2015 World Championships.
Five races that should be in the WorldTour |
Analysis in light of the UCI's expansion plans for the WorldTour in 2017.
Lance Armstrong Oprah Interview 2013 : Part I As It Happened |
A live blog of Lance Armstrong's confession to doping in a televised interview with Oprah Winfrey.
Reijnen aiming higher after successful 2014 season |
One-on-one interview recapping a season.
Songezo Jim living his dream with MTN-Qhubeka |
Some professional cyclists come to the sport later in life than most, and can go on to have successful careers, but most at least knew how to ride a bike when they were children.
Olympic Moments: 2000 - Nothstein, the last great American sprinter |
Sourced an exclusive excerpt from Marty Nothstein's memoir.
Ben Spies - Pro bike racer & amateur bike racer
Interviewed MotoGP driver Ben Spies for Pro Cycling magazine.
Index of Lance Armstrong doping allegations over the years |
One example of the link-dump, a technique to help our site's SEO.
Pro cycling plagued by head injuries |
Highlighting a critical issue in the sport.
Chad Gerlach: A new lease on love and life
An interview with Chad Gerlach, March 6, 2009 Addicted to crack and living on the streets just over one year ago, American Chad Gerlach is now making his return to the pro...
Tending to cycling's emergencies |
The first interview that Prentice Steffen, MD gave to the press after his comments about doping had him blacklisted from the sport for several years.
Riders battle illness and injury in pursuit of victory |
A side story from the 2008 UCI Track World Cup in Los Angeles.
In pursuit of a passion |
Interview with Jonathan Page, who I happened to run into at a race in Charlotte.
Beating the cheaters |
An example of writing about complicated scientific information for a broad audience.
The science behind the Landis case |
An analysis of Floyd Landis' defense in his doping case.

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