GAC Executive Producer & Amazing Race Winner Laura Pierson Talks About Her Career Journey

This week, GAC Executive Producer and Amazing Race Winner Laura Pierson joins me to share the exciting twists and turns of her career in television. 

Episode At A Glance: 

This week on The SavvyCast, I had the pleasure of chatting with the INCREDIBLE Laura Pierson. I got to know Laura through GAC, where she serves as the Executive Producer. Laura has had an amazing career and many incredible accomplishments, one of which being the winner of The Amazing Race! In this episode, Laura shares how she got involved with The Amazing Race, how she got her start in the television industry, the details of her role at GAC, as well as the fundraising organizations she passionately supports. 

Who Is Laura Pierson?

Laura Pierson is an Emmy-nominated, multi-faceted television producer who has overseen a wide variety of entertainment programming. From daytime strips to entertainment news, Laura has done it all, serving in almost every position from intern to Co-Executive Producer. Currently, Laura is the Executive Producer for Great American Family’s digital platform, Great American Community. As the Executive Producer, she oversees 16 original series hosted by beloved Great American Family stars and experts at the top of their fields. Laura’s experience in unscripted television truly became all-encompassing when she won Season 26 of the multi-Emmy Award-winning reality series, The Amazing Race. In her mission to give back to others, Laura has joined forces with non-profits such as Project Angel Food, to help those who are less fortunate in the Los Angeles region, and Hearts of Reality, to raise funds and awareness for Give Kids the World Village.

Questions Answered In This Episode: 

  • What is Laura Pierson’s role in the Great American Community?
  • How did Laura get into the television industry?
  • What has behind-the-scenes of creating the Great American Community app looked like?
  • What is in the works for the future of the Great American Community app?
  • Did Laura date Tyler, her Amazing Race partner, after the show?
  • How did Laura and Tyler win Season 26 of The Amazing Race? 
  • What was Laura’s experience like on The Amazing Race? 
  • How did winning The Amazing Race affect her career?
  • What are her thoughts on shows like The Bachelor/Bachelorette?
  • What organizations does Laura support and assist with?

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