Lauren Walter


B.A. University of New Orleans
Major in English

M.F.A. University of New Orleans
Creative Writing

Lauren Walter
Senior Content Strategist

Lauren joined Online Optimism as the company’s first Content Strategist in 2017, eventually being promoted to our first ever Senior Content Strategist in 2020. From this unique position, her work spans both the social media and search & content departments. Lauren’s main duties include composing and scheduling social media content, running social advertising campaigns, and managing online communities for clients in a wide variety of industries. She also writes and edits blog posts, web copy, and any other content our company and clients need.

Originally from Illinois, Lauren moved to New Orleans to complete her Bachelor of Arts in English at the University of New Orleans. She continued her education at UNO, earning a Master of Fine Arts in Creative Writing, and worked as a graduate assistant and teaching assistant. After college, Lauren became a social media intern at a local fashion company and a digital marketing specialist at Online Optimism before joining our team full time.

Outside the office, Lauren writes poetry, reads, and spends time with her rescue dog, Jetta.