Wednesday, July 16, 2008

Meet Paige Lakin

From time to time I want to introduce you to members of the Cumberland House family. Paige Lakin is a part of our marketing team and has a strong career focused on public relations in the book industry, the music industry, and journalism. Prior to Cumberland House Publishing, Paige worked with The Tennessean and Laughing Penguin Publicity, and holds a degree from Belmont University. Her interests include photography, dancing, reading, and The Talking Heads! Please meet the one we like to call "Paige the Rage."

Name: Paige Lakin

Childhood nickname(s): Paiger, Paigemaster, Página

Title: Marketing and Publicity Specialist

Hometown: San Diego, CA/Nashville, TN

Education: B.A. in business administration from Belmont University

How long in current job: Going on a year and a half

Previous job: Junior publicist for the music industry

Dream job: Freelance music/ fashion journalist. Fantasy novel writer. Charity dog shelter owner.

Passionate about: my dogs, Jasper, Jersey and Phoenix and rainbow sherbert ice cream

What are you reading? Best Little Stories from the Life and Times of Winston Churchill and The Martian Chronicles

What’s on your iPod? Just added some Flogging Molly, The Kills, Jeremy Lister, and the new Coldplay

Tell us something about you that no one would guess:
I’ve recently started training to become a professional belly dancer

Other comments: Give ‘em hell Obama!

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