Laura Rice is Managing Producer and occasional host of Texas Standard. She came to the “National News Show of Texas” from KUT-Austin News where she served as Morning Edition producer and fill-in host. Laura found radio after a start in television news where she wore many different hats as an anchor, reporter and producer at stations in Austin, Amarillo and Toledo, Ohio. Laura is a mom and an out-of-practice triathlete who enjoys travel, film and a good beer, as well as spending time with her husband and pets.