The Team

DOTE-KATE
Kate Klassen
Editor In Chief
@kate.klassen

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.

DOTE-JENNY

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.

Aj-Wig
Alexandra Joy Wig
Style Editor
@alexandrajoywig

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
Vicki Manness
Food Editor
@prettysweetyyc

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
Leanne Wood
Client Relations Lead
@lwooder

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. 

 

 

OUR CONTRIBUTORS

Photographer

Amy Chapman
@floraphotography.yyc

Bethany Graburn
@bethanygraburn

Blair Inkster
@blairmarie

Darren Roberts
@darren_roberts_

David Heidrich
@heidrich_photography

Genevieve Renee
@genevievereneephoto

Jamie Hyatt
@_jamiehyatt

Kaihla Tonia
@kaihlatonia

Kristyn Harder
@kristynharderphotography

Maria Lang
@maria_lang

Maribeth Faustino
@mama.mar

Michelle Wells
@michellewellsphotography

Natalie Andrusiak
@heartandsparrow

Shannon Yau
@shannonyau

Sancia Toth
@thetothsphotofilm

Sarah Vaughan
@sarahvaughan

Yuli Sato
@yulisato

Writer/Columnist

Allison Smith
@allisonjays

Amanda Howard
@amandahoward_

Andrea Strand
@thedreamjobshop

Angel Guerra
@marketcollective

Angela Dione
@marketcollective

Brie Woods
@brie.woods

Cara Howlett
@carahowlett

Chantal Hart

Dominique St. Jean
@scratchfinefoods

Elisabeth Chorney-Booth

Emily Stangl
@warmthhandmade

Emma Klassen
@emma_klassen

Erica Cook
@erica.cook

Erikka Niemi
@simplymecanmore

Jay Caption
@el_jay_munoz

Jessica Johns
@scratchfinefoods

Josefa Cameron

Kait Kucy
@kaitkucy

Laura Urban
@laura.s.urban

Lidy Dipert
@hellolidy

 Micheala Howie
@simplymecanmore

Milena Petrovic
@m_petrovi

Morgan Chapman
@kidlitbookaday

Nicole Hudson
@botcomm

Ryan Gartner
@ryanneversleeps

Rebecca Ragan
@rebeccadawndesign

Rosalyn Faustino
@rosalynfaustino

Illustrator/Artist

Anne Tranholm
@annetranholm

Cristina Martinez
@cautiouslyobsessed

Elise Maree Trickey
@elisemareet

Jill Hoff
@jillhoff

Jill Mayer
@artandalexander

Jill Weston
@jillwestonart