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

Lorin Costello

social media manager

Valerie Kerr

Bookkeeper

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