The Tennessee Magazine is grateful that so many people share their talents with our readers each month.
Pamela A. Keene regularly writes for nearly a dozen magazines and newspapers across the country, including Living Intown/Atlanta Journal-Constitution, GEORGIA Magazine, Florida Currents, Southern Journal, Northeast Georgia Living, Georgia Connector, Cobb in Focus, Diversity in Action and Points North. She has been senior reporter for Lakeside on Lanier since 1999, covering issues and features related to Lake Lanier.5 Articles
For more than 40 years, Jerry Kirk, a native of Whitesburg in East Tennessee, edited statewide membership publications that went to members of farm supply and electric cooperatives across Tennessee. He’s the retired manager of the Communications Department at Tennessee Farmers Cooperative in LaVergne, where he was editor of the Tennessee Cooperator. For a couple of years in the mid-1980s, he was also editor of The Tennessee Magazine. Jerry, a native of Whitesburg in East Tennessee, is married to the former Jane Downing of Pikeville. Their son, Chris Kirk, is associate editor of The Tennessee Magazine.4 Articles
Lisa Templeton Rigoni is a public relations professional who has a passion for fitness and life balance. She is an experienced writer, engaging speaker and certified fitness trainer. She serves as a regional leader and virtual group leader for faith-based weight management program First Place for Health (www.firstplaceforhealth.com). She can be reached via email at LRigoni@PRwithpurpose.net or through her website — LisaTempletonRigoni.com.3 Articles