Meet Our Team

Locale Magazine is a lifestyle publication focused on innovative, culturally aware and forward thinking print and on-line media. Started with a dream, written out on a napkin and delivered out of a garage, Locale has grown to become one of the regions largest and most influential media platforms reaching millions every year. For more information about our distribution and advertising opportunities, check out our media kit. Now, may we introduce you to the people that make Locale Magazine possible.

Erik Hale

PUBLISHER / FOUNDER / OWNER

Ashley Smith

COO / Co-Founder / Owner

Mike Smith

Vice President of Sales + Marketing

Reilly Heine

Art Director / Owner

Jason Kosky

SENIOR MARKET MANAGER

Kaylin Waizinger

SENIOR editor

Lauren Lewellen

PRODUCTION MANAGER

Taylor Gorski

Senior Editor

Danielle Trotter

partnerships manager

Sam Perry

social media manager

Valerie Kerr

Bookkeeper

Contributors

Abigail Alexis Carvajal
Abigail Alexis Carvajal
Adam Gentry
Adam Gentry
Adam Soshnick
Adam Soshnick
Akin Odebunmi
Akin Odebunmi
Alexandrea Leigh
Alexandrea Leigh
Allie Lebos
Allie Lebos
Alyssa Burlingame
Alyssa Burlingame
Ambria Luettjohann
Ambria Luettjohann
Ameihia Turingan
Ameihia Turingan
Andrea Domjan
Andrea Domjan
Andrea Gomez
Andrea Gomez
Andrew Smith
Andrew Smith
Ariane Moshayedi
Ariane Moshayedi
Ashlee Polarek
Ashlee Polarek
Aubrey Freitas
Aubrey Freitas
Bhadri Kubendran
Bhadri Kubendran
Cambria Glosz
Cambria Glosz
Carmen Varner
Carmen Varner
Céline Haeberly
Céline Haeberly
Chad Mellon
Chad Mellon
Charlie Chipman
Charlie Chipman
Chris Watson
Chris Watson
Christian Waizinger
Christian Waizinger
Christina P. Kantzavelos
Christina P. Kantzavelos
Crystal Harrell
Crystal Harrell
Dash Finley
Dash Finley
Donovan Roche
Donovan Roche
Dr. Paula Trimble-Familetti
Dr. Paula Trimble-Familetti
Ed Visions
Ed Visions
Ella  Merrill
Ella  Merrill
Emily Roethle
Emily Roethle
Erica Johnson
Erica Johnson
Erik Isakson
Erik Isakson
Explore Edmonton
Explore Edmonton
Gabi Nehring
Gabi Nehring
Gaya Lynn
Gaya Lynn
Gennah Nicole
Gennah Nicole
George Duchannes
George Duchannes
Jaclyn Keagy
Jaclyn Keagy
Jacqueline Smith
Jacqueline Smith
Jaime Starr
Jaime Starr
Jane Adler
Jane Adler
Janelle Arreola
Janelle Arreola
Jennifer Pellerito
Jennifer Pellerito
Jessica Young
Jessica Young
Joe Nardello
Joe Nardello
John Glover
John Glover
Jordan Nishkian
Jordan Nishkian
Jordan Toves
Jordan Toves
Joy Sun
Joy Sun
Jared Schlachet + Joe Magnani
Jared Schlachet + Joe Magnani
Juliette Arin
Juliette Arin
Kambria Fischer
Kambria Fischer
Kandace Cornell
Kandace Cornell
Katie Nguyen
Katie Nguyen
Kelley Huskey
Kelley Huskey
Kenneth Alexander Scott
Kenneth Alexander Scott
Keri Bridgwater
Keri Bridgwater
Kevin Tackett
Kevin Tackett
Kim Bussing
Kim Bussing
Lauren McCarran
Lauren McCarran
Leslie K. Hughes
Leslie K. Hughes
Leslie Gonzalez
Leslie Gonzalez
Lynne Eodice
Lynne Eodice
Marisa Thrasher
Marisa Thrasher
Marivic Divina
Marivic Divina
Marsela Warshaw
Marsela Warshaw
Mary Carol Fitzgerald
Mary Carol Fitzgerald
Matthew Misisco
Matthew Misisco
Melissa Bandli
Melissa Bandli
Michelle Stansbury
Michelle Stansbury
Molly O’Brien
Molly O’Brien
Nadine Blanco
Nadine Blanco
Natalie Bohlin
Natalie Bohlin
Natalie Nieto
Natalie Nieto
Nathan Cox
Nathan Cox
Nick Isabella
Nick Isabella
Nicole Jeffries
Nicole Jeffries
Niki Cram
Niki Cram
Noelle Dahl
Noelle Dahl
Paul Bivens
Paul Bivens
Philip Guerette
Philip Guerette
Rachel Bonilla
Rachel Bonilla
Rachel Hoops
Rachel Hoops
Raphael Madrid
Raphael Madrid
Rex Lee Searcey
Rex Lee Searcey
Reyes Baca
Reyes Baca
Rudi Weislein
Rudi Weislein
Sal Cavazos
Sal Cavazos
Sara Hyland
Sara Hyland
Sarah Nearis
Sarah Nearis
Sharon Williams
Sharon Williams
Shauna Marincik
Shauna Marincik
Stefanie Parkinson
Stefanie Parkinson
Stephanie Teasley
Stephanie Teasley
Tanya Sawhney
Tanya Sawhney
Taylor Haynes
Taylor Haynes
Tim Aukshunas
Tim Aukshunas
Timothy  Kwon
Timothy  Kwon
Travis McCoy
Travis McCoy
Vayunamu Bawa
Vayunamu Bawa
Wil Cohen
Wil Cohen
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