Lisa D. Smith & Nancy J. Reid - Editors

Meet Our Experts & Contributors

There are a lot of fun and interesting people and organizations that work with us to bring you articles about everything from travel to business, from the arts to nature and more. Plus we have Chefs and Cookbook authors that provide expert tips and super recipes.

Big Blend Radio & TV Magazine Editors:

Nancy J. Reid and Lisa D. Smith, Big Blend’s mother-daughter editor and publishing team, write articles, film and produce videos, and host Big Blend Radio. Topics covered include national parks and travel destinations, nature and wildlife, history and culture, music and the arts, food and drink, business and marketing, youth education, natural health and empowerment, home and garden, sustainability and the environment.

 

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Linda Ballou: Author & Writer

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Sandy Blankenship: Exeter, California 

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Lea Brovedani: Trust Architect

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Glynn Burrows: England Travel & History

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Victoria Chick: Art History

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Bobbi DePorter: Education & Excellence

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Eva Eldridge: Travel & Food Destinations

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Sarah Elliston: Communication

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Dr. Jacqueline Eubany: Heart Health

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Chef Ivan Flowers: Recipes & Cooking

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Donna George: Peanuts & Recipes

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Arlene Gould: Natchitoches, Louisiana

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Mike Guardia: Military Historian & Author

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Gunnar & Marisa Hammerbeck: Portovino

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Holly T. Hansen: Family History & Genealogy

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S. Ward Heinrichs, Esq: Employment Attorney

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IFWTWA: International Food, Wine & Travel Writing

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JKS Communications: Books & Authors

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Linda Kissam: Food, Wine & Shopping Diva

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Lance Laber: Artist Ettore ‘Ted’ DeGrazia

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 Hilarie Larson: Food, Wine & Travel Destinations

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 Chef Jeremy Manley: Farm-To-Table Cooking

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Ralph Masengill, Jr: Change Management

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Ruth Milstein: Cooking & Recipes

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Tanya Ortega: National Parks & The Arts

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Steve Piacente: Life Coach

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Rob Ridgeway: Tunesmith

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Adam Roberts: Sustainability & Community

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 Steve Schneickert: Hollywood History

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Sequoia Tourism Council

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Deborah Stone: Travel Destinations

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Yuma Landing Bar & Grill