What I do for 610: I’m the producer for B-Straw & Pauly G. I help to book guests, screen calls, and find interesting stories every day.
Birthday: October 21
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Nickname: People often think my name is pronounced like Laura so I get that a lot, otherwise Lara is pretty short already to have a nickname
Hometown: Sugar Land, TX
College: Texas State University in San Marcos, TX
High school: Clements High School in Sugar Land, TX
How long at SportsRadio 610: Since 2011
How long in radio business: Since 2009
Coolest person at SR610: Job Tennant
What I love about Houston: The great variety of things to see and do
Favorite four-letter word: SPAR
Experience: I started at the bottom and am still fighting my way up
Teams followed: Texans, Rockets, Dynamo
Signature phrase: Probably something sarcastic.
Favorite sports experiences: Meeting athletes at Fan Fest, going to Astros games with friends, being my dad’s only sporty child so he was my coach a lot.
Sports played: I played soccer and volleyball all through the early years and dabbled a bit in gymnastics and ice-skating. I did some track and field too.
Family: My parents told me I could do anything I wanted. I think they may regret that now that I’ve decided what I want to do is radio. I have a very awesome and supportive family though.
More: I have a great passion for radio and really enjoy having a job that challenges me and keeps me interested every day. Plus it’s a lot of fun to be one of the only girls at a Sports station. There’s never a dull moment.
The B-Straw & Pauly G show caught up with super agent Leigh Steinberg at Radio Row in Phoenix. He talked about his annual Super Bowl parties, NFL possibly expanding to LA, football games in the UK and more.
The B-Straw & Pauly G show caught up with Doug Plank at Radio Row in Phoenix. He gave his insights on the two Super Bowl teams from a coaching and former player perspective.
The B-Straw & Pauly G Show spoke to Raheem Brock at Radio Row. Brock talked about his time in the NFL, his charitable foundation and the outcome of this year’s Super Bowl.
Brien Straw from the B-Straw & Pauly G Show talked to Patriots Running Back Brandon Bolden at Media Day at Radio Row in Phoenix.
Brien of the B-Straw & Pauly G Show was able to talk to sideline reporter Michele Tafoya for a few minutes to give her take on the Super Bowl match up and wagered how much they would talk about the inflation of the footballs in the game broadcast.
The B-Straw & Pauly G Show caught up with Jimmy Garoppolo at Media Day in Phoenix and talked to him about his role as a backup quarterback and learning under Tom Brady.
What’s Poppin’? Tonight we discussed an Antarctica Tinder match, the Decembrists singing Youtube comments, new X-Men movie castings and a plea to leave Tom Brady alone.
University of Houston Head Coach Tom Herman joined The B-Straw & Pauly G Show to talk about his coaching career as well as weigh in on players going into the draft. Herman discussed his coaching experiences with turning offenses around. He also said he has every intention of taking his team as far as possible and defying expectations.
Brien Straw of the B-Straw & Pauly G show got a chance to speak to Jamie Rootes (President Texans & Lone Star Sports & Entertainment), Charlie Strong (UT HC), and Brett Bielema (Arkansas HC) about the up coming game.
Tania Ganguli, ESPN.com, joined The B-Straw & Pauly G Show to discuss Jadaeveon Clowney’s knee injury and today’s news that he will likely be out for at least nine months. She discussed the way that the team has handled the injury so far to lead to this point. They also discussed the stadium turf and the fact that some think it is to blame for this and other injuries.