Lori Johnston

Lori Johnston is a former Associated Press writer and magazine editor who contributes daily to newspapers, magazines, and websites. She has nearly 20 years of print and online journalism experience, working closely with editors, photographers, art directors, graphic designers and social media divisions, to create compelling content.

Working with Gina LaGuardia Editorial Services, Lori has produced pieces on a diverse lineup of topics, from tips on applying to college, paying for school, and enjoying college life via The CollegeBound Network, to making human resources professionals and job seekers more savvy with blog posts on FindTheRightJob.com. Through her partnership with Gina, she also has contributed stories on personal finance, careers, small business strategies and even senior adult health to a range of websites including AOL.com, Mint.com, Experian.com, ReadersDigest.com, and Amex OPENForum.

Each week, Lori also writes about trends in home design and real estate for newspapers and websites including the Atlanta Journal-Constitution and HGTVGardens.com.

Her in-depth interviews and well-researched stories also have appeared in the Wall Street Journal, People magazine, the Atlanta Business Chronicle, Atlanta Homes & Lifestyles, Robb Report Vacation Home, Arthritis Today, Georgia Trend, Green Builder, Charlotte (N.C.) Magazine, Gulfshore Life and Biz941 magazines. Online publications include USNews.com, MSNMoney.com, YahooFinance.com, WebMd.com, Bankrate.com and InsuranceQuotes.com.

Fun facts about Lori:

  • Her feature stories for Gulfshore Business magazine (in Naples, Fla.) and Naples Realtor magazine have won Silver Awards in the 2012 and 2013 Florida Magazine Association’s Charlie Awards.
  • She’s a 1995 graduate of the University of Georgia (bachelor’s degree in journalism), where she also serves as an adjunct professor.
  • She loves journalism and writing so much that she married a journalist. Her sportswriter husband, Andy, a sportswriter, is the College Football Insider for the Atlanta Journal-Constitution, in addition to writing regularly for the AJC and contributing to other publications and websites.
  • She and her 8-year-old son, Ty, create videos for his YouTube channel all about Legos.
  • She wants you to visit content development firm’s website and follow her on Twitter: @FastCopy.

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