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  Paige Bowers
 
Professional/Personal Overview
  Paige Bowers is a nationally published news and features writer based in South Louisiana. A lifelong Francophile, she teaches classes on French history and society for LSU Continuing Education.
Visit her website at paigebowers.com
Work Info
 
Expertise
Editor 13 Years
Reporter 17 Years
Writer 17 Years
Specialty
Entrepreneurship 15 Years
Lifestyle 17 Years
Breaking news and features 17 Years
Total Media Industry Experience
17 Years
Media Client List (# assignments last 2 yrs)
Allure (11+), Atlanta Magazine's HOME (11+), Glamour Magazine (11+), Palm Beach Illustrated (11+), People Magazine (11+), The New York Times (11+), Time Magazine (11+), Pregnancy Magazine (6-10), One Sotheby's International Realty Magazine (6-10), AirTran Airways -- Go Magazine (3-5), USA Today (3-5), SELF Magazine (1-2), Sprig.com (1-2), International Polo Club Palm Beach Magazine (1-2), Daily Candy (1-2), Executive Travel (1-2), Atlanta Homes and Lifestyles (1-2), Atlanta Journal-Constitution (1-2)
Other Work History
I've been a foreign desk general assignment reporter for The Washington Times, and a contributor to www.citysearch.com and several regional lifestyle outlets.
Computer Skills
Pagemaker, Quark, PhotoShop, Microsoft Word, Microsoft Excel, some HTML
Equipment
Laptop, cell phone (w/camera), audio recorder
Foreign Language Skills
French
Work Permits & Visas
U.S. Passport
Unions
None
References
Available upon request
Awards
2002 Bronze GAMMA for feature writing from the Magazine Association of Georgia
Associations
MediaBistro's Avant Guild
Other
B.A. Journalism, Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge, La., May 1995.

M.A. History, Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge, La., Summer 2012.
Freelancer Availability
I freelance full-time. I live near Baton Rouge, LA. I am willing to travel anywhere. I have a driver's license. I have access to a car.
Work Samples
 
(TIME, 8/27/2012)
Just in time for the seventh anniversary of Katrina, Isaac barrels up the Gulf to a region that has learned to take storms seriously
(TIME Magazine, 5/15/2011)
(TIME Magazine, 5/13/2011)
(TIME Magazine, 5/10/2011)
(Palm Beach Illustrated, 1/1/2010)
Nancy Brinker is a global ambassador in the fight against breast cancer, a cause borne out of a promise to her older sister.
(Palm Beach Illustrated, 12/1/2009)
Byrdie Bell isn't just a Manhattan It girl with a thing for motorcycle jackets, Neil Young and yoga. She's a budding actress with indie flick street cred and possibly the next big thing to hit the silver screen.
(TIME Magazine, 2/11/2009)
For more than 80 years, Dayton, Tenn., has had a monkey on its back. That monkey is the English naturalist Charles Darwin, whose 200th birthday is being celebrated on Feb. 12 in hundreds of cities around the world.
(TIME Magazine, 12/2/2008)
In Georgia, it's almost as if the election hasn't ended. National political heavyweights like Bill Clinton, John McCain, Sarah Palin and Al Gore have stormed through the state to remind its citizens that history is still at stake.
(Think, 12/1/2008)
An interview with Craigslist founder Craig Newmark about using his so-called nerd values for good.
(TIME.com, 11/5/2008)
The campaigning isn't over in the state of Georgia. The two main candidates in a bruising U.S. Senate race there acknowledged they're headed for a runoff battle that could recycle weeks of the same stump speeches, party luminaries and withering attack ads that plagued the state in the period leading
(TIME.com, 10/1/2008)
As the Senate prepared for its vote on a revised bailout bill, TIME correspondents surveyed voters and Congressmen in seven states across the U.S. to gauge their mood.
(Palm Beach Illustrated, 9/1/2008)
Naeem Khan pairs bold embellishment with elegant silhouettes to create "look at me" clothes for high-wattage women.
(Allure Magazine, 4/1/2008)
In the April issue of Allure Magazine, Chateau Elan's Ultimate Experience Facial was anything but.
(TIME Magazine, 3/10/2008)
CARE believes in teamwork, so it has a 620-page operating manual that guides relief teams through the particulars of delivering the basics to those most in need. The idea is to limit surprises in the very situations where they are most likely to arise.
(TIME Magazine, 1/31/2008)
Though just one of the 25 Super Tuesday states, Georgia Democrats are likely to be particularly conflicted by their choices on that primary day. The state is the historic heart of the civil rights movement and veterans of that struggle are finding themselves deeply divided over the contest between H
(TIME Magazine, 1/31/2008)
Young people are voting in numbers not seen in decades. Barack Obama is both catalyst and beneficiary. Will they make the difference?
(TIME Magazine, 7/28/2006)
Fed up with doctors calling them delusional, a group suffering from nightmarish symptoms has pressured the CDC to look into their disease.
(People Magazine, 3/28/2005)
A profile on Raquel Lett-Anderson, an Atlanta-area mom who developed the Gabriel Feeding Pad. The feeding pad is a device that frees up a parent's hand so they can bottle feed their child and perform another task at the same time.
(TIME Magazine, 8/23/2004)
A profile of a precocious retailer who sells discounted designer goods -- a la Loehmann's or Century 21 -- in her Buckhead boutique.
(The New York Times, 2/21/2004)
An obit on Clark Byers, who promoted a tourist destination in Tennessee by painting slogans on barn roofs.
(TIME Magazine, 1/12/2004)
An item on two Georgia Tech scientists who have created a handheld device that works like a drug-sniffing dog.