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Stephanie Riegel

Stephanie Riegel

Greater Baton Rouge Business Report

Stephanie Riegel is a local journalist with more than 30 years experience covering business, politics and food in Baton Rouge and New Orleans. A native of New Orleans, she began her career in the New Orleans print market then spent 13 years at award-winning WWL-TV.

She relocated to Baton Rouge with Hurricane Katrina in 2005, working for several years as a freelance writer and Food editor at The Advocate, and since 2012 has been editor of The Greater Baton Rouge Business Report, where she covers a variety of issues for its print magazine and online newsletter, The Daily Report.

Since 2015, she also has hosted Out to Lunch, a weekly radio show and podcast that airs on WRKF-FM.

She is currently completing her Master’s in Public Administration at the University of New Orleans, where she is researching how the pandemic affected access and advocacy for the nonprofit sector during the 2020 Louisiana legislative session.