Lynda Edwards has covered just about every beat there is while working for The Associated Press, PBS as a Frontline and Nightly Business Report associate producer, Gannett in the heart of Louisiana Cajun country as well as newspapers in Miami, Tucson AZ, Colorado and Arkansas.
She has freelanced for The New York Times, NPR, Washington Post, Vogue, Rolling Stone and The Washington Monthly. While at the ABA Journal, she won a Fourth Estate Award, Lisagor Award for Exemplary Reporting and tied a seven-man Wall Street Journal team in the Barlett & Steele Investigative Business Journalism awards, the first and only time the ABA Journal won any national journalism award.
She also won a National Association of Black Journalists prize for excellence, an Association of Alternative Newsweeklies prize for features and a Society of American Business Editors and Writers prize for deadline reporting while working in Tucson.
Recent Stories »
Brian Murphy's No. 1 fan starts phoning each year in April about a beautiful concert poster that won't exist until September. The gentleman always worries that there won't be enough posters left for him to buy, beg or barter for one.
Dogs from 12 countries have converged in Chattanooga for a Frisbee-catching contest, the sixth time the Skyhoundz World Championship has been held here.
Like many millenials, 28-year old Landon Steele works crazy hard at multiple jobs — driving a UPS truck from pre-dawn until his day job at a commercial photographer’s studio then going on duty as a volunteer firefighter by night.
Acupuncture isn't just for pain anymore. In fact, it's not even just for humans anymore.
The New Moon Gallery and Tea Room is packed with treasures, from what the owner calls the “Stradivarius of wind chimes” to baskets of moonstone opals and glacier blue calcite to the delicate Haitian metal sculpture carved from oil drums.
Beethoven masterpiece highlights first concert of 82nd season
Your eyes will fill with happy tears at one point during this music. Resistance is futile.
Like thoroughbreds, steam locomotives can trace their bloodlines back through history.
Regis Philbin’s show business career spans 60 plus years of hosting talk shows, appearing on TV sitcoms and doing voice-overs in Disney animated blockbusters. His tornadic energy propels him across the country, visiting cities during his alleged “retirement.”
Reflections Gallery’s entryway has been transformed into a huge arch crafted from exploded books whose ripped pages seem frozen midair in a perfect arc.