Lora Hyler is a former reporter for NPR affiliate, WUWM and ABC affiliate, WISN, both in Milwaukee, WI., and has worked in television for NBC affiliate, Today’s TMJ4. She has owned a public relations and marketing company, Hyler Communications since 2001.
Her debut novel, The Stupendous Adventures of Mighty Marty Hayes is the first in a three-part children’s middle grade series. The series features multicultural superheroes, CRISPR-Cas9 gene editing technology and spy gadgets.
Inspired by a challenge from Emory Global Health Institute, she has written a new book to help children stay safe during the coronavirus pandemic. Published in July 2020, Our Bodies Stay Home, Our Imaginations Run Free is for children ages 6-12. The Emory challenge is to distribute the book globally.
Lora has been a member of the Society of Children’s Book Writers and Illustrators since 2015. She enjoys combining her love of travel with her writing and has been awarded several artist residencies throughout the U.S. and in France.