Lara Petusky Coger

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Lara Petusky Coger
Occupation freelance print journalist, television producer
Notable credit(s) The New York Times

Lara Petusky Coger is an American freelance print journalist and television producer.

Coger has covered the Dominican Republic,[1] Miami,[2] security in the wake of the September 11, 2001 attacks,[3] Cuba and Hurricane Katrina for The New York Times.

Coger was a founding director of the Cine las Americas Festival of New Latin American Cinema in the 1990s.[4]

She is a graduate of the University of Texas at Austin and also holds a graduate degree in Public Diplomacy from the University of Southern California Annenberg School for Communication and Journalism.


  1. ^ Hermoso, Rafael; and Coger, Lara Petusky. "BASEBALL: Two Countries, Two Stories." The New York Times, 5 September 2001.
  2. ^ Coger, Lara Petusky. "A New Crop of Hotels in Miami." The New York Times, 9 September 2001.
  3. ^ Coger, Lara Petusky. "Private Sector: A Security Virtuoso's Big Test." The New York Times, 30 September 2001.
  4. ^ Acosta, Belinda. "Festival of Personal Journeys." The Austin Chronicle, 19 April 1999. Accessed 24 February 2007.