My Biography


Lindsay Ferrier is a wife, mother, stepmother, writer, producer, and occasional on-camera/voiceover talent currently living in Nashville, Tennessee. 

Writing

Besides creating daily content for She's Still Got It, Lindsay also is the author of Suburban Turmoil, a popular mom blog that gets regular mentions in newspapers (Chicago Tribune, The Tennessean, and Austin American-Statesman) magazines (All You, Cookie) and online (WashingtonPost.com, Salon.com, Newsweek.com, BBC.com, AdAge.com, GoodHousekeeping.com). Suburban Turmoil has won multiple awards, including Divine Caroline's Editor's Pick for Best Mom Blog, Parents Connect's voters' choice for Best Local Blog in Nashville, and the Best of Blogs award for Best Parenting Blog.
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Lindsay writes a weekly column that appears in the alt-weekly newspaper, Nashville Scene and a bi-weekly beauty column for Her Nashville Magazine. 

Lindsay also has written columns for the Nashville City Paper, the Louisville Eccentric Observer, and Geez Magazine, and she was the blended family blogger for Parents Magazine for more than two years. She has  contributed work to many parenting websites, including Dot-Moms.com (one of Time Magazine's 50 Coolest Sites), AlphaMom.com and WorkItMom.com. Her blog posts have been reprinted on numerous websites, including WNBC.com, iVillage.com, and Reuters.com and have also been published in the books, Attack of the Fifty-Foot Hormones (HarperCollins) and Kirtsy Takes a Bow (Bright Sky Press).

Television/On-Camera Work 

Most recently, Lindsay co-hosted BlogHer's weekly parenting webcast, "Backtalk."  

Before that, she was a freelance television writer and producer. Lindsay wrote and produced an Emmy Award-nominated 30 minute program on HIV/AIDS for NBC affiliate WSMV in Nashville. She was a writer and producer for the award-winning CMT series, "Inside Fame," writing the television biographies of celebrities including John Mellencamp, Wynonna Judd, and Brooks & Dunn. She was also a writer and producer of CMT's "100 Greatest Country Music Songs" and "100 Greatest Country Music Videos," and she's produced shows and segments for cable networks A&E, Hallmark Channel, and GAC. She also earned another Emmy Award nomination for her reporting on "Tennessee's Wild Side," a program on Nashville's PBS affiliate station, WNPT.

Lindsay began her career as morning anchor and managing editor for morning news at Columbia, South Carolina ABC affiliate WOLO-TV.  After working at WOLO for three years (and earning an Associated Press award for her reports on education), she moved to Nashville for a job at NBC affiliate WSMV-TV. While working as a reporter and fill-in anchor there, she earned an Emmy Award and two Emmy nominations for her stories. 

Appearances and Speaking Engagements

Lindsay's blog post, "The State of the Mommyblog" inspired a panel at BlogHer '08, which she moderated, and which was covered by the New York Times.
She was chosen as a keynote speaker for BlogHer '08's Community Keynote Address, where she read her Suburban Turmoil post on The Wiggles

She speaks often in Nashville to various women's groups and organizations. 

Lindsay co-hosts a party for bloggers that's held annually at both the Mom 2.0 and BlogHer conferences, is sponsored by McDonalds, and was featured in the London Times.

As an online influencer to other moms, she has toured the Walt Disney World Resort and the General Mills Headquarters. She has worked with many brands on their social media campaigns, including Hallmark, Vicks, Lands End, Fox Home Entertainment, Best Buy, Macy's, and Walmart, to name a few.

Personal

Lindsay is wife to WSMV-TV reporter Dennis Ferrier, mom to a 3-year-old boy and 5-year-old girl, full-time stepmom to 16 and 19-year-old girls, and soon-to-be owner of a goldfish whose name has yet to be determined.

In her (pretty much non-existent) spare time, she enjoys reading, cooking, snow skiing, white water rafting, traveling, and doing the New York Times Sunday crossword puzzle. 

Press

"Mom Sells Out", Salon.com 
"Blog It, Toledo" Toledo Free Press
"Top Ten Mommy Blogs," InventorSpot.com  
"Women Tuning Out Morning Newscasts," Chicago Tribune
"Blogger Hits Nerve with Stay at Home Moms," The Tennessean
"Best Mom and Dad Blogs Don't Take Parenting Too Seriously," The Birmingham News
"Bloggers Turn Baby Talk into Cyber Chat," New Jersey Star-Ledger

 

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