Paige Bowers

Baton Rouge, LA USA
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Professional Experience

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

Expertise

Editor
13 Years
Reporter
17 Years
Writer
17 Years

Specialty

Entrepreneurship
15 Years
Lifestyle
17 Years
Other, Specify
17 Years

Industries


Magazine - Local/Regional magazines
17 Years
Magazine - Large Consumer/National magazines
15 Years
Newspaper - National
15 Years

Total Media Industry Experience

17 Years

Media Client List (# assignments last 2 yrs)

Allure (4), Atlanta Magazine's HOME (4), Glamour Magazine (4), Palm Beach Illustrated (4), People Magazine (4), The New York Times (4), Time Magazine (4), Pregnancy Magazine (3), One Sotheby's International Realty Magazine (3), AirTran Airways -- Go Magazine (2), USA Today (2), SELF Magazine (1), Sprig.com (1), International Polo Club Palm Beach Magazine (1), Daily Candy (1), Executive Travel (1), Atlanta Homes and Lifestyles (1), Atlanta Journal-Constitution (1)

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.

Foreign Language Skills

French

Unions

None

Computer Skills

Pagemaker, Quark, PhotoShop, Microsoft Word, Microsoft Excel, some HTML

Equipment

Laptop, cell phone (w/camera), audio recorder

Work Permits & Visas

U.S. Passport

References

Available upon request

Awards

2002 Bronze GAMMA for feature writing from the Magazine Association of Georgia

Associations

MediaBistro's Avant Guild

Work Samples

General

(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.
(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 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.
(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.
(Allure Magazine 4/1/2008)
In the April issue of Allure Magazine, Chateau Elan's Ultimate Experience Facial was anything but.
(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
(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 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 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.
(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.
(Think 12/1/2008)
An interview with Craigslist founder Craig Newmark about using his so-called nerd values for good.
(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 Hillary Clinton and Barack Obama — a division complicated by the Illinois Senator's appeal among younger African Americans.
(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.
(Palm Beach Illustrated 9/1/2008)
Naeem Khan pairs bold embellishment with elegant silhouettes to create "look at me" clothes for high-wattage women.
(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.
(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 up to the vote.
(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.
(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.