Journalism

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Aug. 27, Religious schools split on virtual, in-person sessions as fall semester opens, Community.

August 2020, Setting the Standard: New Albany restaurant changes concept in light of COVID-19, Extol

Aug. 4, 2020, J Family Drive-In pulls community together with big screen event, Community.

March 6, Developers: 9 free downloads that will enhance your programming career, TechRepublic.com.

March 5, 2020, 5 transcription apps to make your work life easier, TechRepublic.com.

March 3, 2020, Louisville’s Got Talent showcases young performers, Community.

March 20, 2020, ‘Drive-by deliveries’ keep seniors fed during pandemic, Community.

March 20, 2020, It’s not easy being brown: Mizrahi Israeli author speaks on racism, finding her voice, at UofL lecture, Community.

January 2020, Fast Five: So much has happened in the past five years – and we’re not just talking about the debut of Extol, Extol magazine.

Product roundups

I do weekly product roundups for Yes! by USA Today since 2017. Here are a few examples of my work.

May 5, 2019, Laundry Love, USA Today.

April 28, 2019, Slip into comfort, USA Today.

March 17, 2019, USA Today Yes 0317, USA Today.

Jan. 6, 2019, Slithering style, USA Today.

Dec. 12. 2018, Luscious Linens, USA Today.

Aug. 12, 2018, Road warriors, USA Today.

Travel and food

Dec. 9, 2019, Learn a language before your next trip with these apps, TechRepublic.com.

Nov. 20, 2019, Black Friday 2019: The best deals on travel gadgets, TechRepublic.com.

June 21, 2019, Explore foundations of faith at religious heritage sites, Going on Faith magazine.

May 1, 2019, Valor and Perspective on Display at War Museums, Group Travel Leader.

April 18, 2019, Olmsted and his parks celebrated in new Frazier Museum exhibit, InsiderLouisville.com.

April 1, 2019, Top Student Travel Destinations for 2019, Group Travel Leader.

March 18, 2019, Anne Hardy on How to Experience Authentic Kentucky Horse Country, StyleBlueprint.com.

March 23, 2019, International Mall Offers a Cultural Experience & Unique Shopping, StyleBlueprint.com.

Feb. 15, 2019, Where to Spend Your Next Taco Tuesday, StyleBlueprint.com

June 25, 2018, TARC, Louisville CVB rebrand ZeroBus to LouLift to help tourists, locals – Insider Louisville, InsiderLouisville.com

May 2006, Feast from the East, Velocity, (cover).

Pets

May 6, 2019, Alley Cat Advocates begins partnership with city to create Community Cat Complex, InsiderLouisville.com.

Winter 2019, Working at home + Puppy: 5 ways to ensure a happy canine ‘office mate, The Bark magazine.

Spring/Summer 2018, Rocky Mountain Vet: TV Fame hasn’t changed Dr. Jeff Young‘s core mission, USA Today Pet Guide

History

May 30, 2019, Nelson County eighth graders build their own Holocaust museum, Community.

Summer 2019, Bhutanese refugee’s journey puts struggle for MBA into perspective, Bellarmine University magazine.

April 18, 2019, Olmsted and his parks celebrated in new Frazier Museum exhibit, InsiderLouisville.com.

Jan. 29, 2019, JOFEE hosts lecture on German-Jewish immigration to Louisville Community, the newspaper for Louisville’s Jewish community.

Business

Feb. 11, 2020, Samsung Galaxy S20 Unpacked: The news business users need, TechRepublic.com.

Nov. 22, 2020, 15 tech fiction picks: Curl up with these good books, TechRepublic.

Nov. 20, 2019, Black Friday 2019: The best deals on travel gadgets, TechRepublic.com.

Nov. 20, 2019, Black Friday 2019: Best smart home office deals, TechRepublic.com.

Summer 2019, Bhutanese refugee’s journey puts struggle for MBA into perspective, Bellarmine University magazine.

June 26, 2019, Zack Pennington moves to Austin, but it’s Louisville’s gain, he says, InsiderLouisville.com.

June 17, 2019, Meet the Woman Who’s Helping PNC Make an Impact in Louisville, StyleBlueprint.com.

April 24, 2019, Sharon Kerrick, Mentor of the Year, Louisville Business First.

April 24, 2019, Victoria Russell, Women Making a Difference, Louisville Business First.

April 18, 2019, Lenderfit launches beta site, streamlining small business lending, Insiderlouisville.com.

March 11, 2019, Faces of Papa John’s: The Everyday Heroes Behind Louisville’s Pizza, StyleBlueprint.com.

Feb. 4, 2019, Anchal Project partners with Madewell, to host pop-up store event at Oxmoor, InsiderLouisville.com.

Jan. 21, 2019, LIBA Local Business Expo focuses on using available services, InsiderLouisville.com.

Dec. 13, 2018, Lhome celebrates $1.5 million in loan funds and honors founders, InsiderLouisville.com.

December 2018, This Mother-Daughter Team Brings Louisville Delicious Vegan Food, StyleBlueprint.com.

Nov. 22, 2018, The Closing Bell_ The Black Friday edition, InsiderLouisville.com,

Nov. 8, 2018, Techstars Startup Week begins Friday, but Startup Weekend is canceled, InsiderLouisville.com.

Oct. 26, 2018, School of Rock hosts grand opening with concert, guitar smash on Saturday, InsiderLouisville.com.

November 2018, Meet The Seafood Lady’, StyleBlueprint.com

Oct. 4, 2018, Economic Development chief talks about boosting Kentucky’s ranking, reputation, InsiderLouisville.com.

Oct. 3, 2018, Habitat introduces new Park Springs mixed-income neighborhood, InsiderLouisville.com.

October 2018, SoFo: Louisville’s Theater District is Making a Comeback, Styleblueprint.com.

Oct. 11, 2018, Holi Gin, Batman! Louisville company combines Kentucky distilling with founder’s Indian heritage, InsiderLouisville.com.

June 14, 2018, Solid Light is MSD’s 100th green infrastructure project, InsiderLouisville.com

Sept. 25, 2018, Refrigerator with child-safety lock took home first prize at FirstBuild’s Hackathon, InsiderLouisville.com.

Sept. 17, 2018, Harbor House gets much needed kitchen remodel from local building group, InsiderLouisville.com.

Sept. 11, 2018, Colonial Gardens takes shape for summer 2019 opening, InsiderLouisville.com.

Sept. 6, 2018, Genscape founders on the rise and sale of their company, InsiderLouisville.com.

Aug. 30, 2018, Kentucky Proud businesses vie for space on Kroger shelves, InsiderLouisville.com.

August 2018, Aston Martin’s First Female President, Laura Schwab: FACES of Louisville, StyleBlueprint.com

Aug. 15, 2018, Matched Up: Local Tennis Lover Launches New App To Promote The Game And Find Fellow Players, The Voice-Tribune.

Oct. 2017, Battery-free tracking device wins Startup Weekend 11, Insider Louisville

Oct. 2017, Bingham Fellows graduates create solutions to Louisville’s workforce problems, Insider Louisville.

Arts

March 3, 2020, Louisville’s Got Talent showcases young performers, Community

April 30, 2019, ‘Spamalot’ brings the hilarity of Monty Python to CenterStage, Community, the newspaper for Louisville’s Jewish community.

Feb, 21, 2019, ‘The Letter I Never Sent’: Power of the pen to be presented in new CenterStage production in March, Community, the newspaper for Louisville’s Jewish community.

Feb. 21, 2019, Discover Unique & Honest Art at This One-of-a-Kind Studio, StyleBlueprint.com.

Feb. 11, 2019, Mollie Mulloy Creason of Well & Wonder Artist Collective: FACES of Louisville, StyleBlueprint.com.

Jan. 20, 2019, Pour out your emotions on stage with JCC’s ‘The Letter I Never Sent’, InsiderLouisville.com

Jan. 19, 2019, New arts organization Elevator will lift up individual local artists, InsiderLouisville.com.

Dec. 7, 2018, Brown Theatre viewing party fans place their bets on ‘Top Chef Kentucky’ contestants, InsiderLouisville.com.

Oct. 18, 2018, Mommy Tonk brings tunes and giggles to motherhood, InsiderLouisville.com.

Oct. 18, 2018, Anchal Project designs collection for the Guggenheim Museum, InsiderLouisville.com.

Aug. 23, 2018, Soul of Russell celebrates Louisville’s black music history, InsiderLouisville.com.

Sept. 4, 2018, ‘See Me Clearly’ photography exhibit celebrates women at Paul Paletti Gallery, InsiderLouisville.com.

Sept. 20, 2018. Touching, funny Gilda Radner documentary starts Friday at Speed Cinema, InsiderLouisville.com.

July 4, 2018, IUS professor helps interpret Jean Smart’s ancestral history on TLC genealogy show, InsiderLouisville.com

July 3, 2018, ‘Trading Spaces’ star to build playgrounds in Louisville area, InsiderLouisville.com

July 2018, ‘Biggest and Best Show Yet’: 28th Annual Art in Speed Park returns in August, Extol magazine.

May 26, 2018, Padma Lakshmi dishes about her experiences in Kentucky so far, InsiderLouisville.com

June 1, 2018, ‘Top Chef’_ Producers keep the show running through Kentucky’s hills, InsiderLouisville.com.

Books

Nov. 22, 2020, 15 tech fiction picks: Curl up with these good books, TechRepublic.com.

July 23, 2019, Author of ‘Obama-Biden Mysteries’ will visit Carmichael’s on Wednesday, InsiderLouisville.com.

July 17, 2019, New book chronicles life, love, loss and growing up biracial in Louisville, InsiderLouisville.com.

July 9, 2019, Louisville Story Program to publish book about Churchill Downs’ Backside, InsiderLouisville.com.

May 22, 2019, Author Terese Marie Mailhot wins first Spalding Prize, visits Festival of Contemporary Writing, InsiderLouisville.com.

May 18, 2019, Bestselling author Celeste Ng to speak at the library on Wednesday, InsiderLouisville.com. 

March 25, 2019, Meet Louisville’s Creative Crusader, StyleBlueprint.com.

Oct. 23, 2018, Author chronicles her bout with breast cancer and decision to ‘go flat’ in new book, InsiderLouisville.com.

Aug. 5, 2018, Former Courier Journal reporter writes a book on the deportation of Cambodian refugees, InsiderLouisville.com.

July 21, 2018, The Cabbage Patch_ Local authors profile a complicated humanitarian in new book, InsiderLouisville.com.

June 28, 2018, Local author James Markert publishes fourth novel set in the Dust Bowl, InsiderLouisville.com

Jan., 2017, Crystal Wilkinson’s Opulent Ambition, Voice-Tribune, Louisville, Ky.

July 2015, Rothbaum’s Book on American Whiskey Includes Louisville’s Jewish Distillers, Community, Louisville, Ky.

Courts

Jan. 18, 2019, How to keep Louisville safe_ Bingham Fellows offer six solutions, InsiderLouisville.com

Jan. 10, 2019, New Family Drug Court to help parents with substance abuse reunite with children, InsiderLouisville.com

March 28, Opponents express outrage over gang bill in Senate, InsiderLouisville.com.

March, 27, Schnatter Center event to look at the effects of violence on local community, InsiderLouisville.com.

March 23, Third defendant may be tried as an adult in Cherokee Triangle shooting case, InsiderLouisville.com.

March 15, Judge unseals case in Cherokee Triangle shooting, InsiderLouisville.com.

GA features

January 2020, Fast Five, Extol magazine.

Nov. 21, 2019, Neighbors get peek at campus plans for future J at public meeting, Community

Sept. 26, 2019, Love Sings Louder music brings Louisvillians together, Community

Aug. 23, JCCA mentor visits pupil – assistant ELC director here, Community

Summer 2019, Bhutanese refugee’s journey puts struggle for MBA into perspective, Bellarmine University magazine.

Aug. 26, 2019, Meet the Voice Behind WFPK: Laura Shine, StyleBlueprint.com.

June 20, 2019, The Temple, Temple Shalom to vote on space-sharing proposal, Community, the newspaper for Louisville’s Jewish community.

June 20, 2019, Camp J to take its campers on memorable adventures this summer, Community, the newspaper for Louisville’s Jewish community.

Feb. 25, 2019. A Local Woman Giving the West End New Life, StyleBlueprint.com.

Feb, 21, 2019, Spiritual Wellness Workshop fine-tunes inner, emotional self, Community, the newspaper for Louisville’s Jewish community.

Jan. 29, 2019, Fast as Lightning: Martial arts Instructor to offer authentic kung fu, tai chi classes at The J, Community, the newspaper for Louisville’s Jewish community.

Jan. 24, 2019, SJE in Louisville: Panelists address environment ethics at opening public session, call for greater community action, Community, the newspaper for Louisville’s Jewish community

Jan. 24, 2019, After tie vote, Castleman statue to stay in Cherokee Triangle, InsiderLouisville.com.

Jan. 21, 2019, Shandy Boyd Smith is Sprinting into the Future of West Louisville, StyleBlueprint.com.

Jan. 21, 2019, Local food banks seeing increased use during government shutdown, but they’re ready, InsiderLouisville.com.

January 2019, Gladys Lopez: HR Guru & Our Newest FACE of Louisville, StyleBlueprint.com.

Older work

Dec. 18, 2018, Apple Patch becomes Pillar, opens new high-tech center, InsiderLouisville.com.

Nov. 21, 2018, Catholic Charities hosts Thanksgiving meal for new refugees despite power outage, InsiderLouisville.com.

November 2018, Lynn Rippy of YouthBuild Louisville Positively Impacts Local Youth, StyleBlueprint.com.

Nov. 1, 2018, Mayor kicks off master plan to make Broadway safer from end to end, InsiderLouisville.com.

Oct. 25, 2018, Israelis, locals pedal Kentucky roads, celebrating state, at Bikes & Bourbon, Community, the newspaper for Louisville’s Jewish community.

Oct. 24, Feeling Festive: Norton Children’s Hospital’s Festival of Trees and Lights, The Voice-Tribune.

Oct. 17, 2018, Fit to Fight: A collaboration between The J and Norton Cancer Center, The Voice-Tribune.

Oct. 10, 2018, Couple bikes across country for Alzheimer’s Association fundraiser, Community, the Jewish Louisville newspaper.

Oct. 9, 2018, Center for Women and Families closing Southern Indiana shelter, starting mobile advocacy unit, InsiderLouisville.com.

Oct. 9, 2018, Stand Down_Project Homeless Connect offers the homeless supplies, check-ups and other vital services, InsiderLouisville.com.

Oct. 7, 2018, PeteFest features two dozen acts on two stages and a nod to The Talking Heads, InsiderLouisville.com.

Sept. 19, 2018, Big Little Adventure aims to improve kindergarten readiness with free online resource, InsiderLouisville.com.

Sept. 19, 2018, Homeless organization expands, changes name, InsiderLouisville.com.

September 2018, Sara Klein Wagner Leads Louisville’s Jewish Community into the Future, StyleBlueprint.com.

September 2018, Norton Commons’ Own Marilyn Osborn Patterson, StyleBlueprint.com

Aug. 31, 2018, Age-Friendly Louisville project moves to next phase, InsiderLouisville.com.

Aug. 30, 2018, Ronald McDonald House kicks off $21 million expansion, renovation, InsiderLouisville.com.

August 2018, NuLu: A Haven for the Independent and Emerging, StyleBlueprint.com

July 31, 2018, YouthBuild Louisville raising money to serve more who need job skills training, InsiderLouisville.com.

July 13, 2018, Oasis opens in Russell neighborhood to help ease food desert, InsiderLouisville.com.

July 5, 2018, Hildegard House wins award, $100,000 gift, InsiderLouisville.com

June 27, 2018, National Kids Count report ranks Kentucky 37th in child well-being; shows some improvement, InsiderLouisville.com

June 13, 2018, National Veterans Wheelchair Games coming to Louisville in 2019, InsiderLouisville.com.

June 7, 2018, United by Blue, Kentucky Waterways Alliance and Quest Outdoors host cleanup in Chickasaw Park, InsiderLouisville.com.

May/June 2018, River Run New Albany Family Waterpark Opens With A Splash, Extol

May/June 2018, Sweet Corn Festival to benefit families with special needs, Extol

May 7, LullaFeed wins Venture Sharks prize with plans to help babies eat, InsiderLouisville.com.

April 17, Agent Ally wins spring Startup Weekend with plan to streamline Medicare software, InsiderLouisville.com.

April 10, Greater Louisville Project releases report showing 21 percent of children live in poverty, InsiderLouisville.com.

April 2018,  Gilda’s Club Louisville Brings its Mission to Southern Indiana, Extol.

March 28, Advocate and Anchor, The Voice-Tribune.

March 8, Veterans support group to start equine therapy this spring, InsiderLouisville.com.

March 7, The Golden Age of Dance, The Voice-Tribune.

Oct. 2017, Louisville girl, 10, flies a plane in a UPS Wishes Delivered event, Insider Louisville

Oct., 2017, Google Fiber helps build a Habitat for Humanity home in Portland, Insider Louisville

Sept. 2017, Experience | Dance Fitness Get Down and Get Fit, Extol Sports

May 2017, Camping experience, Otter Creek, RootsRated.com.

May 2017, Paddling experience, Floyd’s Fork, RootsRated.com.

March 2017, Catching Spring Fever, Voice-Tribune, Louisville, Ky.

April 2017, Want to stay fit during pregnancy? Here’s how, Extol Sports, Southern Indiana

Feb. 2017, The Anchal Project, Voice-Tribune, Louisville, Ky.

Jan. 2017, Get a Glimpse: Katie Bauer, Extol Magazine, Southern Indiana.

Dec. 2016, Skating to Success, Voice-Tribune (cover), Louisville, Ky.

Dec. 2016, Changes at Chenoweth, Voice-Tribune, Louisville, Ky.

Oct. 2016, The Age of Style, Voice-Tribune (cover), Louisville, Ky.

Oct. 2016, A Twisted American Dream, Voice-Tribune, Louisville, Ky.

Oct. 2016, A Pink Partnership, Voice-Tribune (cover), Louisville, Ky.

Oct. 2016, A Conversation on Pointe, Voice-Tribune, Louisville, Ky.

Sept. 2016, Living Well with Parkinson’s Disease, Tabs-View.com, Louisville, Ky.

July 2015, JCRC Takes Teachers to U.S. Holocaust Museum Louisville, Ky.

July, 2015, Most Admired Woman in the Arts: Marsha Bornstein, Community, Louisville, Ky.

April 2015, With Gentle Humor Weiner Shares Story of Survival, Community, Louisville, Ky.

March 2015, Eric Gurevich Saves a Life with Bone Marrow Donation, Community, Louisville, Ky.

Oct. 2014, Laura Siegle, Community

Sept. 2012, Very Silly Superstitious, TheHillVille.com.

Jan. 2008, Bridal Boot Camp, Velocity.

Copywriting

Heart Healthy fliers

Guidance Center poster

Guidance Center flier

Web copy: Transcend

Company backgrounder: Transcend Insights

Company backgrounder: Transcend

Newsletter for Humana

Headlines

Aug. 20, 2020, Throwing a fastball: How the Minnesota Twins are using machine learning to analyze mounds of data, TechRepublic.com. 

A headline I wrote for the Courier-Journal, Feb. 13, 2012:

Adele

My headline for the Port Huron Times Herald. June 6, 2012:

sunspot

Press releases

Ransdell PR

Barbells and Bourbon PR

PR_Yom HaShoah 2015

JCC Summer Fitness Fest PR

My blogs

LouisvilleCentric.com

LisaRambles.com