Lisa Hornung



Award-winning journalist with web-hit chops ready to expand my audience – and yours.


Louisville, Ky. 40220

Professional accomplishments

Humana, The Hive

Louisville, Ky.

Beginning September 2015

§  Write and edit marketing copy for clients within Humana.

§  Edit letters and newsletters for communications with members and physicians.

§  Meet with clients to discuss their marketing communications needs.


Jewish Community of Louisville

Louisville, Ky.

Sept. 2014 – Aug. 2015

§  Coordinated media relations, write press releases, promote programs.

§  Wrote stories, shot photos, proofed pages for monthly newspaper.

§  Managed all social media, social media advertising, created newsletters.

Gannett Regional Design Studio

Louisville, Ky.

Dec. 2011 – Aug. 2013

  • Copy editor, wire stories for regional Gannett newspapers.
  • Headline, caption writer.
  • Rehired by former Courier-Journal editors.

Velocity magazine,, Courier-Journal

Louisville, Ky.

May 2003 – June 2011                     

  • Generated story ideas and worked with editors on special editions.
  • Won Society of Professional Journalist awards in 2008 for Service Reporting and Best Blog.
  • Edited, managed and handled content and social media for
  • Wrote weekly columns on advice, books and food for

Editor, The Richmond Register

Richmond, Ky.

June 2001 – May 2003              

  • Turned a poorly performing newspaper into an award-winning daily in less than two years.
  • Led a complete redesign that made the paper more reader-friendly. Managed a staff of 11 reporters, editors and designers.
  • Won Kentucky Press Association award for Best Front Page. My staff won eight awards that year, including second-place General Excellence.




Eastern Kentucky University

Richmond, Ky.

May 2016

Master of Arts in History

University of Georgia

Athens, Ga.

December 1996

Bachelors in newspaper journalism with an emphasis in photojournalism

Eastern Kentucky University

Richmond, Ky.


Political science major


Content management systems, Photoshop,  QuarkXpress, MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint, HTML, ExactTarget, CCI Newsdesk and newsgate, AP Style

Additional experience

USSF and KHHSA certified soccer referee since 2009

Volunteer work

Volunteer for the Kentucky Waterways Alliance, Kentucky Historical Society, GRRAND Golden Retriever Rescue.


English: Expert

German: Ein Biβchen (just a little!)

Note: A more detailed work history can be provided at your request