Isaac Ray

I am a writer and editor who specializes in digital
cross-platform storytelling.


Published Work

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The Kula Project

A nonprofit that helps families in Rwanda create for themselves a stable economy—powered mostly by women. 


An Influence Shift

Discover the Nashville Fashion Alliance—a group of Nashville's most in-the-know individuals helping designers, pattern-makers, artists, musicians, models, and fashion industry creatives establish themselves as successful entrepreneurs in the Music City.


The Badass Hotel

The GunRunner Boutique Hotel, based in Florence, Alabama, has a storied history and is one of the top spots to hangout in the Renaissance City of Florence. With 10 Shoals-themed rooms, the hotel showcases the Shoals history with style.

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A Dance with Jordan Fisher

Jordan Fisher is the winner of the 25th season of ABC's Dancing with the Stars, and in this exclusive interview I get to know the singer, dancer, and performer and his connection to Birmingham, Alabama.


Masters of the Hunt

The story of two sisters, both masters of the hunt, tell me how they began their journeys in hunting, riding horses, and how it all has affected them as women.

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Trailblazers in the South:
Inaugural column

I authored the first Trailblazers column of Good Grit Magazine. In this column, which is currently in print, I helped to curate and shine a light on trailblazers in the American South. For the inaugural column, I highlighted women working in three spheres if social justice: immigration, social justice, and the environment.


A chemist, an accountant, and a lawyer walk into a bar... 

Discover Wise Man Brewing out of Winston-Salem, North Carolina. The story here is amazing. Three friends, a chemist, an accountant, and a lawyer decided to go into business together to pursue a single passion: brewing beer. 

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Trailblazers in the South: William "Bill" Palmer, Ph.D.

A spotlight on the President, CEO, and Director of Research of Tall Timbers, a widely regarded informational resource for the areas of fire ecology, game bird management, vertebra ecology, and forestry in North Florida and the red hills region of Georgia.


Thin Cookies, Big Heart

Meet Evva Hanes, matriarch of the Moravian-cookie-making-family behind Mrs. Hanes Handmade Moravian Cookies in Winston-Salem, North Carolina. 


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