Country Editor

Tricia Despres

Chicago-based freelance writer Tricia Despres covers country music for a number of local, regional and national publications and makes a living interviewing some of country music’s biggest and brightest stars. Her work has appeared in Country Weekly, the Chicago Sun-Times and Advertising Age magazine. When she is not at her laptop or at a concert, she is busy taking care of her husband Paul and daughters Taylor and Amanda. Follow her @CHIWriter.

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Craig Morgan celebrates the simplicity of life in this 2005 hit Rare Country Craig Morgan celebrates the simplicity of life in this 2005 hit Tricia Despres, Country Editor 10:52am, March 24
Brooks & Dunn became line dance legends with this 1992 chart-topper Rare Country Brooks & Dunn became line dance legends with this 1992 chart-topper Tricia Despres, Country Editor 12:50pm, March 23
Watch as Garth Brooks captivates an ACM Awards audience with this 1998 hit Rare Country Watch as Garth Brooks captivates an ACM Awards audience with this 1998 hit Tricia Despres, Country Editor 12:33pm, March 23
A ’90s country heartthrob sings of sweet destiny in this 1995 hit Rare Country A ’90s country heartthrob sings of sweet destiny in this 1995 hit Tricia Despres, Country Editor 10:35am, March 23
Dale Earnhardt Jr.’s wife Amy takes a big step in their marriage Rare Country Dale Earnhardt Jr.’s wife Amy takes a big step in their marriage Tricia Despres, Country Editor 10:12am, March 23
Country music’s newest sweetheart finds strength through her faith Rare Country Country music’s newest sweetheart finds strength through her faith Tricia Despres, Country Editor 4:21pm, March 22
Dale Earnhardt Jr. mourns the passing of a NASCAR legend Rare Country Dale Earnhardt Jr. mourns the passing of a NASCAR legend Tricia Despres, Country Editor 1:29pm, March 22
Florida Georgia Line forever changes an American hero’s life Rare Country Florida Georgia Line forever changes an American hero’s life Tricia Despres, Country Editor 10:17am, March 22
Dale Earnhardt Jr. calls out the NASCAR driver that called him a d**k Rare Country Dale Earnhardt Jr. calls out the NASCAR driver that called him a d**k Tricia Despres, Country Editor 11:29am, March 21
Dale Earnhardt Jr. defends his father in Twitter tirade Rare Country Dale Earnhardt Jr. defends his father in Twitter tirade Tricia Despres, Country Editor 9:22am, March 21
Miley Cyrus gets new tattoo as a tribute to her daddy Rare Country Miley Cyrus gets new tattoo as a tribute to her daddy Tricia Despres, Country Editor 12:50pm, March 20
Dale Earnhardt Jr.’s family plans get a major reality check Rare Country Dale Earnhardt Jr.’s family plans get a major reality check Tricia Despres, Country Editor 11:20am, March 20
Kenny Chesney took it to the beach in this ’90s feel-good music video Rare Country Kenny Chesney took it to the beach in this ’90s feel-good music video Tricia Despres, Country Editor 10:47am, March 20
Watch a NASCAR driver narrowly escape as car goes up in flames Rare Country Watch a NASCAR driver narrowly escape as car goes up in flames Tricia Despres, Country Editor 10:26am, March 19
Women across the country are loving this beautiful song Rare Country Women across the country are loving this beautiful song Tricia Despres, Country Editor 9:36pm, March 18
Watch a sexy country siren surprise her hubby with the ultimate birthday present Rare Country Watch a sexy country siren surprise her hubby with the ultimate birthday present Tricia Despres, Country Editor 4:02pm, March 17
Blake Shelton considers a possible wedding proposal to Gwen Stefani Rare Country Blake Shelton considers a possible wedding proposal to Gwen Stefani Tricia Despres, Country Editor 2:33pm, March 17
An iconic piece of Nashville history has been destroyed Rare Country An iconic piece of Nashville history has been destroyed Tricia Despres, Country Editor 9:53am, March 17
Watch as Luke Bryan demolishes his guitar in front of thousands Rare Country Watch as Luke Bryan demolishes his guitar in front of thousands Tricia Despres, Country Editor 8:04pm, March 16
Blake Shelton granted this little angel’s final wish Rare Country Blake Shelton granted this little angel’s final wish Tricia Despres, Country Editor 3:08pm, March 16
NASCAR superstar reveals what really happened during that brawl Rare Country NASCAR superstar reveals what really happened during that brawl Tricia Despres, Country Editor 4:04pm, March 15
Millions are losing it over this Dale Earnhardt Jr. joyride Rare Country Millions are losing it over this Dale Earnhardt Jr. joyride Tricia Despres, Country Editor 1:52pm, March 15
TV star Todd Chrisley breaks down over daughter’s devastating car accident Rare Country TV star Todd Chrisley breaks down over daughter’s devastating car accident Tricia Despres, Country Editor 1:14pm, March 15
Tim McGraw hits back amid movie backlash Rare Country Tim McGraw hits back amid movie backlash Tricia Despres, Country Editor 5:31pm, March 14
Billy Ray Cyrus just shared a pic of Miley that’s got people talking again Rare Country Billy Ray Cyrus just shared a pic of Miley that’s got people talking again Tricia Despres, Country Editor 3:17pm, March 14
Wedding speculation continues to stir as new Sam Hunt pics emerge Rare Country Wedding speculation continues to stir as new Sam Hunt pics emerge Tricia Despres, Country Editor 12:47pm, March 14
NASCAR fans are buzzing over these eye-popping Dale Earnhardt Jr. pics Rare Country NASCAR fans are buzzing over these eye-popping Dale Earnhardt Jr. pics Tricia Despres, Country Editor 11:59am, March 14
Dolly Parton makes good on her promise to the Tennessee fire victims Rare Country Dolly Parton makes good on her promise to the Tennessee fire victims Tricia Despres, Country Editor 3:44pm, March 13
Luke Bryan reveals the secrets behind his Super Bowl performance Rare Country Luke Bryan reveals the secrets behind his Super Bowl performance Tricia Despres, Country Editor 2:16pm, March 13
A year after her death, new Joey Feek music surfaces Rare Country A year after her death, new Joey Feek music surfaces Tricia Despres, Country Editor 6:51pm, March 12