About Us

Who We are

Founded in 1976, The Dunwoody Crier has been a cornerstone of the Dunwoody community for nearly five decades. As a local journal, it has continuously adapted to the evolving landscape of media and journalism, maintaining its relevance and importance in an era dominated by digital news. Despite the challenges posed by the rise of the internet, The Dunwoody Crier has retained its dedicated readership by focusing on hyper-local content that resonates deeply with the residents of Dunwoody.

The journal is particularly known for its specialized coverage in home and garden tips, offering practical advice and inspiration to homeowners and gardening enthusiasts. This niche focus has set it apart from other local publications, making it an invaluable resource for those looking to improve their homes and cultivate beautiful gardens.

Throughout its history, The Dunwoody Crier has not only reported on local events and issues but has also fostered a sense of community. It highlights local achievements, supports small businesses, and provides a platform for community voices. By staying true to its mission of serving the Dunwoody area, the journal has built a strong bond with its readers, who rely on it for both information and a sense of connection to their community.

As it approaches its 50th anniversary, The Dunwoody Crier continues to evolve, embracing new technologies and methods of storytelling while preserving the core values that have defined it since its inception. Its commitment to quality journalism and community engagement ensures that it will remain a trusted source of news and advice for years to come.

Meet our Team

Joe Parker

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Meet the Editorial Manager of The Dunwoody Crier. Joe has spent his entire life immersed in the world of gardening and DIY projects, bringing a wealth of practical knowledge and hands-on experience to the journal. His background as a lifelong gardener equips him with an extensive repertoire of tips and tricks, making him a go-to expert for home and garden advice.

Joe’s stories about his gardening experiences are both educational and entertaining, offering readers a personal touch that resonates with their own DIY endeavors. Beyond his gardening expertise, Joe is also dedicated to performance, ensuring that The Dunwoody Crier consistently delivers high-quality content that meets the needs and interests of its readership.

With Joe Parker at the helm, The Dunwoody Crier benefits from his unique blend of practical knowledge, storytelling ability, and commitment to excellence, further solidifying the journal’s reputation as a trusted resource for the Dunwoody community.

Lewis Walker

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Digital Editor for The Dunwoody Crier. Lewis initially pursued a career in finance but quickly realized that his true passion lay elsewhere. In 2009, he made a bold career change to the media industry, where his talents and enthusiasm found their true calling.

Since joining The Dunwoody Crier, Lewis Parker has played a pivotal role in the journal’s digital transformation. His keen insight and innovative approach have helped the publication navigate the digital landscape, ensuring that it remains accessible and engaging to a modern audience. With a strong background in finance, Lewis brings a unique perspective to his role, combining analytical skills with a creative flair.

Meeting Lewis in 2009 was a turning point for both him and The Dunwoody Crier. His dedication and passion have been instrumental in the journal’s continued success, and he has become an indispensable member of the team. Lewis Walker’s journey from finance to media is a testament to the importance of following one’s true passions, and his work continues to enrich the Dunwoody community every day.

Mary V. Andrews

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Mary Andrews, the Arts and Entertainment and Home Improvement Editor at The Dunwoody Crier. Mary joined the team in 2022, bringing with her a rich and diverse background. She began her career as an entrepreneur, successfully opening and running her own grocery store. However, life’s journey took her in a different direction, leading her to the world of media and journalism.

Since joining The Dunwoody Crier, Mary has become a prolific writer whose work can be found all over the internet. Her unique blend of entrepreneurial spirit and editorial expertise has added a fresh perspective to the journal. Mary excels in covering a wide range of topics, from arts and entertainment to practical home improvement tips, making her a versatile and valuable member of the editorial team.

Mary Andrews’ transition from entrepreneurship to journalism highlights her adaptability and passion for sharing knowledge. Her engaging writing style and comprehensive coverage continue to captivate readers, enhancing the content of The Dunwoody Crier and enriching the lives of the Dunwoody community.

Editorial Policy

At The Dunwoody Crier, our mission is to provide accurate and reliable information to our readers. We are committed to maintaining the highest standards of journalism, ensuring that all content is produced with integrity, independence, and a dedication to the truth.

1. Accuracy and Reliability

We strive to deliver information that is well-researched, fact-checked, and current. Our editorial team works diligently to ensure that all articles, reports, and features are based on verifiable facts and reliable sources.

2. Independence and Integrity

Our content is created independently and is not influenced by any commercial interests or sponsors. Editorial decisions are made solely based on journalistic principles and the public interest.

3. Transparency in Sponsored Content

While The Dunwoody Crier is committed to maintaining editorial independence, we acknowledge that there may be occasions where sponsored content appears on our website. Any sponsored articles will be clearly labeled as such, ensuring transparency for our readers.

4. Corrections and Clarifications

We are dedicated to accountability and will promptly correct any errors that are brought to our attention. Corrections and clarifications will be clearly communicated to maintain the trust and confidence of our audience.

5. Ethical Standards

All content produced by The Dunwoody Crier adheres to ethical journalism standards. We respect privacy, avoid conflicts of interest, and are committed to fairness and impartiality.

By adhering to this editorial policy, The Dunwoody Crier aims to uphold the trust of our readers and contribute positively to the community we serve.