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About Local Anchor

Who We Are

Local Anchor is a nationwide media company offering masterfully curated content, focused on supporting families navigate their busy lives by serving parents, and caregivers with hyperlocal resources to cultivate kindness; encourage empathy, and empower its users to build supportive communities rooted in shared interests.

Our Mission & Vision

Our Vision is to foster a national culture of kindness, one community at a time; by providing and empowering families to develop and invest in giving back, volunteering, and building supportive communities. 

Our Mission is to empower community members with a platform, tools, mentorship, and partnership in order to build and nurture a local culture of kindness, fun, and togetherness.

Laura Stotland

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About Founder + Editor in Chief

Laura Stotland

Laura Stotland is the Founder + Editor in Chief of Local Anchor. Stotland is a marketing, digital and social media strategist with an extensive background in media, digital, and entertainment marketing; including the proven track record to increasing revenue, creation and execution of strategic marketing plans, and managing talent and teams. Laura gained her experience working with The Walt Disney Company, Clear Channel Radio (now iHeart Media) and The Alliance for Women in Media. Additionally, Laura has worked in social media, advancing the public awareness through the Pancreatic Cancer Network and other non-profit organizations. Above all, Laura is poised to aid businesses grow successfully in development and execution of strategic marketing plans that tap into current and future trends through traditional marketing channels, strategic use of influencer marketing, and a variety of digital platforms like Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, YouTube and Pinterest.

Local Anchor Accepted into the 2021 Facebook Community Accelerator Program

Local Anchor founder Laura Stotland was selected as one of 131 Facebook Community Accelerator program recipients globally, out of more than 13,000 applicants, based on demonstrated impact in the community and ability to scale to other markets.

Read our Press Release here.


Work With Us

Families are one-half of the equation in building stronger communities. We are also seeking partnerships with socially responsible businesses that want to give back to the community and connect with their consumers on a more meaningful level.

We’ve worked with many brands over the years including Disney Channel, Sony Pictures, LA Kings, Gelsons Market, Beach Cities Health District, The Point at El Segundo, Manhattan Village, OSMO and many more! We also have many local business opportunities for small businesses located in Los Angeles. We’d love to create a digital campaign or event for your company!


Local Anchor with Jessica Siegel, MPH, RD, Gelson’s Registered Dietitian at Gelson’s Manhattan Beach

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It takes a village to raise kind kids. Meet parents just like you and gain a network of support in our Local Anchor Facebook community.

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