Trista Lutgring

Managing Editor

Location icon United States

Writing always has and continues to be an integral part of who I am. I am skilled and passionate, and enjoy being a part of a team helping the organizations I am a part of to succeed at their goals. I am a 2008 graduate of Western Kentucky University with a bachelor's degree in news/editorial journalism, with a minor in creative writing.

I have more than eight years of journalism writing experience, more than a year of experience as an advertising sales representative, as well as years of blogging and social media experience.

Specialties: writing, editing working under deadline, managing editorial content, networking, working with public, social media experience


Tucker Publishing Group

The New Downtown | Evansville Living Magazine

Since the 1995 opening of Casino Aztar along the riverfront, Downtown has limped through decades of pocket developments. Following the casino, the core of the city got a small boost in the completion of the new Old National Bank headquarters in 2004 and Vectren headquarters in 2005, both along Riverside Drive.

Evansville Living
Moments That Shaped Our City | Evansville Living Magazine

City charters and land purchases. War industry and shopping malls. River floods and plane crashes. In its more than 200-year history, Evansville has seen its fair share of events. Like any other city, we've had our triumphs and tragedies. In the following pages, take a look at moments that have shaped who we are as a city, both past and present.

Evansville Living
Kings of the Court | Evansville Living Magazine

There is a lot about Walter McCarty that is unexpected. The famed NBA player and coach from Evansville has released three music albums - "Moment for Love" in 2003, "Emotionally" in 2011, and "Unbreakable" in 2012 - ranging in styles from R&B to smooth jazz.

Evansville Living
Meet Your Makers | Evansville Living Magazine

Since then, knives have been a constant in his life, from collecting to making and now selling his personal creations. Iorio did not begin crafting hunting, camping, and kitchen knives until 2017 when he met Evansville Knife Club member Michael Smith at a local gun show.

Evansville Living
Into the Woods | Evansville Living Magazine

"I tell people when designing homes, 'Let's not get ahead of ourselves and design something until you find your land.' But I had the idea of the land I wanted, so I had the cart in front of the horse," says Nathan. "The whole time our intention was to find something with some woods and trails."

Evansville Living
Haunted History

"Based on a true story" is quite the clich├ęd movie phrase these days, used to pique interest in the latest picture on the big screen. But when it comes to chilling stories told around campfires and in darkened rooms, it is the tales with a touch of truth that give us the goosebumps.

Evansville Living
Retracing the Past | Evansville Living Magazine

After almost a year of planning, the family set off on July 20, 2016. The first day of travel was not a short one for the Weinzapfels - by 9:49 p.m., the family still had a seven-hour flight before landing in Moscow.

Evansville Living
160 Seconds of Darkness | Evansville Living Magazine

Evansville finds itself in a very unique situation between this year and 2024. On Aug. 21, 2017, a total solar eclipse will sweep across the U.S., with totality occurring over a few of our neighbors to the west and south.

Evansville Business
A Day in the Life

7:12 a.m. Evansville Mayor Lloyd Winnecke strolls up to the front door of WEVV 44News along Carpenter Street, two boxes of Donut Bank doughnuts in his hands. "It's my way of an apology," he says with a laugh and a smile. Each month on a Monday morning, Winnecke has a standing segment on the WEVV 44News This Morning program.

The Perry County News

The Perry County News
Boston Marathon More than just a race for Strobel

A story about a Tell City woman who competed in the Boston Marathon. With this piece, I earned second place in the Best Sports News or Feature Coverage category of the 2012 Hoosier State Press Association Foundation's Better Newspaper Contest.

The Perry County News
In Search of Santa Claus

A feature piece about a Tell City man who filmed a documentary about men who play Santa Claus.

The Perry County News
Modern Day Storytellers

A piece about a group of scrapebookers in Perry County, Indiana, and the annual scrapbooking day they hold.

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