Addie Morton

Addie Morton
Title: Contributor
Education: University of Tennessee
Location: Nashville, Tennessee

Addie is a Nashville-based freelance writer who specializes in home decor and lifestyle content. She has over six years of professional writing and editing experience. In addition to Southern Living, her work has appeared in many print and digital publications, including Better Homes & Gardens, HGTV, Travel Channel, DIY Network, Great American Country, and Tennessee Athletics.


  • Contributor for (December 2022 - Present)
  • Writer for (January 2019 - Present)
  • Digital Coordinator for DIY Network (Summer 2020)
  • IRTS Foundation Future Media Leader Accelerator Series (FMLAS) All Star (Summer 2020)
  • Graduated Summa Cum Laude from the University of Tennessee (May 2020)
  • University of Tennessee College of Communication and Information Global Scholar (Spring 2018)


Addie’s editorial career began while studying at the University of Tennessee. During her junior and senior year, she interned at Discovery, Inc. and wrote for the websites of HGTV, Travel Channel, DIY Network, and Great American Country. Some of Addie’s earliest memories involve flipping through magazines with her grandmother, so seeing her name in the byline was a full-circle moment.

Following graduation, Addie took over social media for DIY Network, now Magnolia Network, and moved to Nashville to pursue her dreams of working in the music industry. As a freelance writer, she continues to cover lifestyle content and help readers achieve their best home.


Addie majored in Journalism and Electronic Media and received a Bachelor of Science in Communication from the University of Tennessee in May 2020. She spent half of her sophomore year studying abroad in Sydney Australia, taking classes at the University of Sydney and interning at a local newspaper. In high school, she attended Princeton University's Summer Journalism Program, which inspired her to pursue writing in college and beyond.

About Southern Living

Southern Living, a Dotdash Meredith Brand, celebrates the food, homes, places, and culture of the South. We reach 7.2 million readers a month. Our content is written by experienced journalists and fact checked for accuracy. Learn more about us and our editorial guidelines.