National Network Welcomes LaShanna R. Tripp As New Publisher

Birmingham, AL – The national “cheap” network brand, Living on the Cheap (LOTC) has named LaShanna R. Tripp as Publisher to develop its growing Birmingham website, Birmingham on the Cheap (BOTC). A writer, local event promoter, and former advertising executive with Luckie & Co., Tripp brings over 20 plus years of experience to the position.

Tripp was recently published in’s “Reckon Women” column, was a contributing author to Tavis Smiley’s award-winning book, “Keeping the Faith: Stories of Love, Courage, Healing and Hope from Black America,” and wrote, published and produced the popular play, “CHOICES…” with Jefferson County Schools in response to the onslaught of school shootings in 2018. The play garnered extensive media attention and was commissioned by The Nick Bell Foundation in both 2018 and 2019 for a full staging at its free, annual Nick Bell Football, Basketball & Cheer Camp.

As Publisher, Tripp will curate new, relatable content for readers, and infuse the network’s brand into the Birmingham community to support consumers in search of great deals and discounts during these tough, economic times.

“We are delighted to have LaShanna join Living on the Cheap,” said LOTC co-owner, Teresa Mears. “With her extensive background in media writing and communications, we think she will do well here with us. Plus, she knows how to find great deals, and the best, free and cheap things to do.”

More information about LaShanna R. Tripp is available on the company’s “About Us” page.