Welcome to our inaugural staff Q&A! We plan to periodically introduce you to members of the Tucker Publishing Group team via a quick Q&A about us. Who has worked at TPG the longest? What past issues of Evansville Living are our favorites? Who has the fiercest high school rivalry in the office? Keep an eye trained here to find out!
First up is Managing Editor Jodi Keen, who joined Tucker Publishing Group in April 2021. A native of Mount Vernon, Illinois, she is a 2010 graduate of Murray State University and holds a bachelor’s degree in print journalism.
Why did you decide to join Tucker Publishing Group?
I’ve been a fan of Evansville Living and its entertaining, lively content for years. Reading it has been a wonderful way to get to know my adopted hometown, and I jumped at the chance to be part of the creative team behind the magazine.
How has TPG helped you grow in your field and as an individual?
I’m somewhat introverted and being managing editor has gently moved me outside my comfort zone and encouraged me to have new experiences and make new connections. Those skills will serve me well in business and in life in general.
What has been your favorite magazine issue that TPG has published?
One of my absolute favorite issues is the January/February 2016 “Best Of the City” magazine. I loved the Alvord Boulevard walking tour story in particular; it’s such a beautiful neighborhood, and that article did an outstanding job of telling the story behind the gorgeous homes lining the street.
What is your favorite thing about working at TPG?
Tucker Publishing has a tremendous, tightknit team working together to produce Evansville Living, Evansville Business, and City View. It’s an honor to work alongside such talented, kind, and hilarious people. They work hard, but they laugh hard too!
If you could visit anywhere in the world, where would you go, and why?
I haven’t been scuba diving in years, but I’d loved to get recertified and dive the Great Blue Hole in Belize.