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Lori Lyons

 Journalist - Writer - Storyteller 

Lori is a respected, award-winning member of the New Orleans media. During a 26-year career at The New Orleans Times-Picayune newspaper, Lori reported on a wide variety of subjects including sports, politics, government and human interests.  She also is an established blogger and a published author.

Available for writing, editing, proofreading, blogging, web design and consultation, social media, tutoring, storytelling.

And even calligraphy.


Recently published

School principal keeps up with scattered student body: The L'Observateur (11/7/12)
Hurricane Isaac scattered school's student body.

Famiies celebrate adoption: The Advocate (11/5/12)
Families brought together by the Volunteers of America celebrate adoption

Seth Keller hopes to find success at next level: Riverparishfootball.com (11/2/12)
Feature story on St. James football player Seth Keller, a member of an 0-10 team, playing in his last high school game.

Shopping with the Saints: The Baton Rouge Advocate (10/17/12)
Story on New Orleans Saints player Pierre Thomas taking a group of LaPlace hurricane victims on a shopping spree.

Broussard breaks ankle: Riverparishfootball.com (10/13/12)
  Story on local football player who suffered a season-ending injury.

Defense guides Hahnville past East St. John: The L'Observateur (10/12/12)
  Game story.

Hahnville defeats East St. John: Riverparishfootball.com (10/12/12)
   Game story.

District title to carry more weight in 8-5A: The Baton Rouge Advocate (10/11/12)
   A look at the District 8-5A football race.

St. John residents still struggling after Isaac: The Times-Picayune/NOLA.com (9/30/12)
   Feature story on residents struggling to recover after Hurricane Isaac. (My last story for The Times-Picayune)

After giving, East St. John receiving:
   Feature story on Louisiana high school's struggle following Hurricane Isaac.

Feasting on Success: Norco Food Incubator: The Times-Picayune/Nola.com (7/15/12)
   Feature story on Norco Food Incubator, Business in the River Parishes Special Section.

All-American Red Heads, the first women's basketball team to make the Hall of Fame: Nola.com (6/3/12)
   Feature story on Louisiana woman who was member of the All-American Red Heads basketball team

Honoring What We Have -- And What We've Lost: America Adopts (5/3/12)
  Guest blog on Mother's Day.