Lisa N. Peterson

PO BOX 307

Professional Experience

Lisa N. Peterson is an award-winning writer, journalist, and public relations professional. Born in Sleepy Hollow, New York, Lisa N. Peterson pens historical stories about true crime, dogs, and horses. Early in her journalism career, she worked as a staff reporter covering law enforcement and criminal justice at several Connecticut newspapers. Her work has appeared in USA Today,, Connecticut Magazine, The News-Times, The Newtown Bee, The New Haven Register, The Hour, AKC Gazette, Connecticut Horse Magazine, and AKC Family Dog. Peterson is a recognized expert for her investigative journalism on the wood chipper murder case and the mysterious disappearance of Regina Brown in Newtown, Connecticut. She’s appeared on A&E Crime Stories; Investigation Discovery Blood, Lies and Alibis and Murders & Mansions; BBC Science of Crime; and FOX61 Cold Case. She’s been featured in Rhode Island Monthly, The News-Times, The Connecticut Post, and The Newtown Bee. As the communications director and spokesperson


40 Years
10 Years
15 Years


35 Years
30 Years
Books & Literature
2 Years


Newspaper - Local/Regional
30 Years
PR (in-house) - Small to mid-sized corp. clients
15 Years
Magazine - Local/Regional magazines
20 Years

Total Media Industry Experience

40 Years

Corporate Client List (# assignments last 2 yrs)

Westminster Kennel Club (10+)

Other Work History

Founder of Barn Girl Media, a communications consultancy company, helping clients with writing, teaching writing workshops, public relations, and content creation since 2014.

Computer Skills

Microsoft Office 365; iWork; WordPress and Corbine CMS; OneDrive: Dropbox; and GoogleDrive;



Hudson Valley Writes Center; Dog Writers Association of America; Norwegian Elkhound Association of America