People & Flashes

Shanna Perkins named editor of Acadiana Lifestyle

UL grad moves up from associate editor to lead New Iberia-based publication's edit team.

Shanna Perkins

Shanna Perkins was promoted to editor of Acadiana LifeStyle.

Perkins is a graduate of UL Lafayette, where she obtained a bachelor's degree in communication with a concentration in journalism. She joined the New Iberia-based publication's staff in August 2014 as associate editor.

A Leesville native, Perkins has lived in Lafayette for nearly 10 years, having worked as a freelance writer for various local publications and online magazines. Professionally, she has had the opportunity to work within a variety of media outlets. She has worked as the producer of a lifestyle television program and as an Internet marketing manager with a specialization in social media management and online content creation.