Chantel Baul

Writer. Editor. Explorer.

Columbus, GA

Chantel Baul

Welcome to my portfolio!

I'm a skilled communicator and a results-driven researcher with an ever-growing curiosity. I've been in digital and print content creation for the last four years, and I've got a diverse body of work to show for it. Writing affords me the invaluable opportunity to meet passionate people, explore interesting places and share little-known stories with the world. I love what I do, and I trust you will too.


Outpost Brings Bands and Brands Together to Put El Paso on the Map

One year ago, a conspicuous cuboid building opened on Missouri Ave just off of I-10 West as a convenient rest stop for touring musicians traveling through the southwest. Offering guests a thoughtful curation of healthy snacks, high-quality toiletries and exquisite amenities free-of-charge, Outpost has hosted more than 200 traveling bands since its inception.
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The Return: La Parada Celebrates 8 Years on Friday

In 2010, a group of artistic minds came together to create a grassroots festival celebrating art, music and culture in the city. From there La Parada, was born. Taking place every first Friday of the month, La Parada is an invitation to experience El Paso’s creative energy in an unfiltered, unscripted, organic environment; it’s a social party for the community.
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Sometimes, the stars align and things just fall into place. That’s kind of how it’s been for Los Visionaries, the mixed-media art collective that’s been building up in the El Paso underground. Co-founders Victor Soto (or VS as in versus) and Edgar “Venus” Lopez met while working the restaurant circuit.
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Kid’s Kolumn: Keep Kids Creative Week

Monday marked the beginning of a little-known 7-day celebration. Started in 2003 by artist Bruce Van Patter, Keep Kids Creative Week encourages communities, schools and families to support innovation and exploration among their youth. In today’s increasingly high-tech world, there are plenty of opportunities to get creative – think coding, robotics and the like.
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Pinup Star Lisa Love’s Homecoming at GARR 2017

El Paso native Lisa Love first broke onto the rockabilly scene back in 2007 when she started entering pinup contests throughout the nation. Compelled by the glitz and glamour of 40s and 50s-era women, Love developed an affinity for vintage clothing, makeup and hair trends. Her remarkable beauty, refined stage presence and impeccable attention to detail made her a predominant figure in the pinup world, earning her a coveted partnership with world-renowned rockabilly pillar Viva Las Vegas, and a revered place among the best models in the industry.
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Laura Turón’s Paradox

In an unassuming warehouse, quite literally off the beaten path in Mesquite, New Mexico, artist Laura Turón works meticulously on her latest project. Turón is known for her signature mark-making work, usually displayed in large-scale, single-plane installations. Her current canvas is a conspicuous dissention—it’s a retired school bus that she scored for a pretty great deal on Craigslist.
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Where to Get Creative on Tybee

Tybee Island isn’t just a prime destination for surfers, vacationers and retirees, the pristine barrier isle is a great place for creative minds too. The island’s natural beauty alone sparks the imagination, but Tybee has a whole lot more to offer in terms of creative places and spaces. Whether you’re an artist, a maker, a writer or any other kind of innovator, inspiration abounds on Tybee.
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The Murals of Segundo Barrio

El Paso is a bold and diverse metropolitan with a rich, blended history that’s well worth getting to know. History buffs can discover the land’s legacy in Sun City museums, eateries and other attractions, but locals know the most authentic historic encounter is to be had in El Paso’s long-standing communities.
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Chantel Baul

Chantel Baul is a nomad with a knack for writing and an ever-growing curiosity. She's also a proud Army Officer and an NPR nerd with a deep passion for all things travel, sustainable living and adventure. Check back frequently for her latest work and be sure to connect on social media.



  • Social Media Writing
  • Digital Photography
  • Blogging
  • B2B Copywriting
  • B2C Copywriting
  • SEO Copywriting