Staff List

Lynda Edwards (Reporter)

Phone: 423-757-6391
E-mail: ledwards@timesfreepress.com
Bio:
Lynda Edwards has covered just about every beat there is while working for The Associated Press, PBS as a Frontline and Nightly Business Report associate producer, Gannett in the heart of Louisiana Cajun country as well as newspapers in Miami, Tucson AZ, Colorado and Arkansas. She has freelanced for The New York Times, NPR, Washington Post, Vogue, Rolling Stone and The Washington Monthly. While at the ABA Journal, she won a Fourth Estate Award, Lisagor Award for Exemplary Reporting and tied a seven-man Wall Street Journal team in the Barlett & Steele Investigative Business Journalism awards, the first and only time the ABA Journal won any national journalism award. She also won a National Association of Black Journalists prize for excellence, an Association of Alternative Newsweeklies prize for features and a Society of American Business Editors and Writers prize for deadline reporting while working in Tucson.