Laurel Tuohy

Bangkok, Thailand

About Laurel Tuohy

Award-winning journalist, copywriter and editor from Connecticut who has lived and worked all over the world. Currently based in Bangkok, I contribute stories on Thailand to The Wall Street Journal, BBC Travel, The Culture Trip, Departures, Travel + Leisure and Vice. My work has appeared everywhere from my tiny hometown paper to The Times of India. For clips, visit

Deputy Content Director


Apr 2019 - Present • 3 years 1 months
Working closely with a large team of international creatives to create striking, original and thoughtful branding for the world's most unusual hotels, resorts and beyond. Responsibilities include managing copywriters and nurturing emerging talent. The content department is closely involved in every step of bringing hospitality brands to life and to market at this boutique branding agency.


Coconuts Media

May 2016 - Jan 2019 • 2 years 9 months
In this position, I led a team in writing, editing and publishing 10-15 daily stories about news, entertainment and lifestyle topics trending in Bangkok and beyond. As the largest of the nine Asian Coconuts sites, we also created original viral stories that appeal to a wider audience throughout Southeast Asia. This role involved keeping a finger on the pulse of everything happening in Bangkok, attending events, networking, writing humorous commentary on the city's happenings and characters and m...

anaging a team of freelancers, interns and reporters from our downtown office.

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