Lance Wiedower

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  • Lance Wiedower is a regular travel contributor to Memphis-based newspapers and online publications.
  • A Memphis resident since he attended high school there in the 90s, he graduated with a bachelor's degree in journalism from the University of Memphis.

Experience

Wiedower is a former travel writer for Tripsavvy. He was a regular contributor for nearly two years specializing in travel-related articles on Memphis.

He writes a regular column, "The Daily Traveler," for the Memphis-based business newspaper, the Daily News. Wiedower has written for various media outlets including Memphis magazine, Downtowner magazine in Memphis, Nashville Lifestyles, and travel sites Trivago.com, Trekaroo.com, and Jetset Extra. 

Wiedower is the editor and writer of Trips By Lance, his personal travel website that focuses on cultural experiences for families and couples. 

Wiedower started his journalism career in 2001 as a sports editor for the Collierville Herald, the local newspaper serving a suburb of Memphis, and later became managing editor. He then moved on to the larger Daily News as a reporter; he later became a managing editor there for eight years.

Education

Wiedower graduated from the University of Memphis with a Bachelor of Arts degree in journalism and history.

Awards and Publications

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