The Team

Kate Klassen
Editor In Chief

Kate Klassen is a graphic designer and the artist behind Uh Oh My Deer illustrations, which you may have seen before at Market Collective or on Instagram. Driven by her creative spirit and vision, through Dote Magazine, Kate is fulfilling her lifelong dream of creating a magazine.


Jenny Flaman
Managing Editor

Jenny Flaman is a writer whose career has morphed into the editor role for two small niche magazines previous to Dote. With a journalism diploma from SAIT and a Bachelor of Arts from University of Calgary in English, Jenny brings her passion for the written word to Dote Magazine.

Alexandra Joy Wig
Style Editor

Alexandra Joy Wig is the owner of Pink & Honey Event Styling which specializes in custom design, prop styling, and creative direction for boutique weddings, intimate events, and photo shoots. With a keen eye for style and thoughtful approach to detail, she believes even the smallest occasion should be celebrated. She draws inspiration from nature and feels most content when surrounded by a creative community. Alexandra is a wife and new mama who aims to find joy in everyday beauty. She is made happiest with good coffee, white peonies, baby giggles, and summer nights.

Vicki Manness
Food Editor

Vicki Manness is the creator of Pretty Sweet, a small Calgary pastry arts business that specializes in custom wedding cakes, delightful dessert displays, vintage inspired baking, and a variety of tasty treats. With Red Seals in professional cooking and pastry arts, Vicki’s artful take on food sets her apart in the baking world. Vicki loves travelling the world to discover new tastes and techniques and is happy to bring her passion to Dote Magazine.


Leanne Wood
Client Relations Lead

Leanne has been an honorary member of the Dote team from the very beginning. A nomadic, minimalist at heart she has just recently returned to Calgary from a year and a half stint in Vancouver and the Okanagan nurturing her love of exploration and West Coast living. With a background in client relations and sales she brings an excitement to the Dote team. Leanne can be found out and about checking out Calgary’s rad social scene with friends and spinning it out at YYC Cycle. 





Amy Chapman

Bethany Graburn

Blair Inkster

Darren Roberts

David Heidrich

Genevieve Renee

Jamie Hyatt

Kaihla Tonia

Kristyn Harder

Maria Lang

Maribeth Faustino

Michelle Wells

Natalie Andrusiak

Shannon Yau

Sancia Toth

Sarah Vaughan

Yuli Sato


Allison Smith

Amanda Howard

Andrea Strand

Angel Guerra

Angela Dione

Brie Woods

Cara Howlett

Chantal Hart

Dominique St. Jean

Elisabeth Chorney-Booth

Emily Stangl

Emma Klassen

Erica Cook

Erikka Niemi

Jay Caption

Jessica Johns

Josefa Cameron

Kait Kucy

Laura Urban

Lidy Dipert

 Micheala Howie

Milena Petrovic

Morgan Chapman

Nicole Hudson

Ryan Gartner

Rebecca Ragan

Rosalyn Faustino


Anne Tranholm

Cristina Martinez

Elise Maree Trickey

Jill Hoff

Jill Mayer

Jill Weston