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September 03, 2021 | Kailyn Lamb to Expand With New Weekend Edition, a partner site of leading healthcare consulting and certified public accounting firm PYA, is expanding its business coverage with Teknovation Weekend. The new edition will come out on Saturday mornings and will include stories on local business owners, economic trends, and more.

Subscribers will receive emails with locally focused content written by PYA Chief Alliance Officer Tom Ballard and Marketing Content Writer and Editor Kailyn Lamb.

“Over the history of Teknovation, some articles tended to be more aligned with the interests of established business owners,” Ballard said. “Teknovation Weekend will allow us to spotlight topics of interest to those owners and the business executives themselves.” has been covering entrepreneurship, innovation, and technology in East Tennessee for nearly 10 years. It was launched to celebrate the progress achieved by these start-ups and business leaders and to engage with the economic development community. Through Teknovation, PYA hopes to play a leadership role in helping grow high-value jobs in the region. Expanding the range of coverage on the Teknovation site allows PYA to keep investing in that mission by spotlighting a growing network of businesses and talented professionals in our area.

“As our region continues to grow, PYA wants to keep investing in our community businesses by sharing their stories of success through,” said PYA President and Chief Executive Officer Marty Brown. “Teknovation has always kept its readers up-to-date on the start-up community here. Teknovation Weekend will help provide more visibility to our local businesses and help educate readers on economic development in East Tennessee.”

Teknovation Weekend will launch September 18, 2021. Visit to subscribe.

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