Business Spotlight: Laurie Perrigin - Editor, Druid City Media

Laurie Mundy Perrigin is the well loved Managing Editor of Druid City Living.  She is a creative and hardworking professional and has wealth of experience having worked as a news director, writer, editor, producer and copywriter/researcher online, via radio, print and in the television industry. 


Q1: Your Name, Company Name, Phone #, and Email Address:

Laurie Perrigin

Q2: What city do you currently live in and where did you grow up?


Q3: What is your educational background and what was your first job?

BA Telecommunications and Film, University of Alabama; my first job was as a dance teacher

Q4: In 10 years you'll be?

Doing meaningful work that makes me happy to get up each day, and traveling the world in my free time. And also, drinking coffee.

Q5: What is the first thing you do when you get to the office?

Drink a lot of coffee. See a pattern here?

Q6: What's a hot topic in your industry?

As a freelancer, one of the hottest topics is achieving a work/life balance. I love working, almost too much!

Q7: What's the most influential book you've ever read and how did it influence your career?

The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes: I read this as a child and to this day, it remains a favorite. Pay attention to details, and always remember to approach problems from different angles. If one approach fails, try something else and exhaust all possibilities before you give up.

Q8: What is the number 1 item on your bucket list?

Visit Paris (and I checked this off last year).

Q9: What is the first website you check in the morning? (of course!)

Q10: If you had to choose another career, what would it be?

An epidemiologist.



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Druid City Living (DCL) is Tuscaloosa, Alabama's premier community newspaper, covering the great people, places and activities of the area.