Lara currently works as an Associate Producer for the CBS television news program, Inside Edition. She graduated from North Carolina State University where she majored in Communication Media and later travelled overseas to study at the prestigious L’Universite Catholique de Lille, France. Lara began her career in broadcasting at a local news station in North Carolina. In 2007, she moved to New York City to attend The French Culinary Institute where she earned a degree in Pastry Arts.
As a former personal trainer, Lara remains an avid nutrition & fitness enthusiast and regularly runs full & half marathons for various charities, including the New York City Marathon for St. Jude Children's Research Hospital. She recently competed in the Tough Mudder endurance event to benefit The Wounded Warrior Project and is a devotee of the full-body fitness program, SoulCycle.
Lara is a passionate animal welfare advocate for the North Shore Animal League America, the world's largest no-kill animal rescue and adotpion organization, and also volunteers for Paw's Place Animal Rescue, a no-kill, 501(c)3, dog shelter in Winnabow, NC, and Animal Aid USA, a non-profit that relocates animals from high-kill shelters and places them into receiving rescues and homes. She currently lives in New York City, NY, with her husband, Eric Trump, and their miniature Beagle, Charlie.