Lara Petusky Coger is an American freelance journalist and television producer.
HAS coger covered the Dominican Republic ,  Miami ,  security in the wake of the September 11, 2001 attacks ,  Cuba and Hurricane Katrina for The New York Times .
Coger was a founding director of the American Cinema in the 1990s. 
She is a graduate of the University of Texas at Austin and holds a degree in Public Diplomacy from the University of Southern California Annenberg School for Communication and Journalism .
- Jump up^ Hermoso, Rafael; And Coger, Lara Petusky. “BASEBALL: Two Countries, Two Stories.” The New York Times, 5 September 2001.
- Jump up^ Coger, Lara Petusky. “A New Crop of Hotels in Miami.” The New York Times, 9 September 2001.
- Jump up^ Coger, Lara Petusky. “Private Sector: A Security Virtuoso’s Big Test.” The New York Times, 30 September 2001.
- Jump up^ Acosta, Belinda. “Festival of Personal Journeys.” The Austin Chronicle , 19 April 1999.Accessed 24 February 2007.