Ottawa At Home contributors and columnists
Mary Taggart — Editor in Chief
Next to her family and friends, OTTAWA AT HOME is Mary's passion. And along with the magazine’s editorial team, she strives to inspire readers to live stylish lives. Readers can rely on OTTAWA AT HOME to focus on home, food and living and expect the magazine to be their go-to resource for décor, design, fashion and lifestyle.
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Jane Whiting — Associate Editor
As associate editor, Jane Whiting uses her professional talent to bring clarity to each feature. A gifted editor who works to maintain the voice of the writer while synthesizing the words to create the unique style that makes OTTAWA AT HOME a polished publication. Jane is also an experienced writer and a regular contributor with a focus on renovations and homes of distinction.
Paula Roy — Food Editor
Along with her regular contributions as food editor, Paula Roy has a knack for finding exciting new happenings on the restaurant scene and bringing them to OTTAWA AT HOME in her Fresh Bites Column. Paula has a passion for food as a gourmet cook and innovative entertainer. Paula makes it her job to keep on top of all food-related issues so that readers are kept up to date.
Mark Holleron — Photographer
Mark Holleron is an award-winning photographer with more than 25 years' experience. His natural photojournalist instincts and eye for detail create the visual appeal that makes OTTAWA AT HOME stand out. While Mark would claim his passion for photography makes his work feel like a hobby, he also makes time to nurture his passions for embracing life at play!
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Elizabeth Howell — Webmaster
As an award-winning journalist and experienced hand at news website management nationally and locally, Elizabeth Howell handles the publishing and editing of OTTAWA AT HOME's online content. She is a technology and web journalist for sister publication the Ottawa Business Journal as well as a freelance writer, editor and webmaster. She also runs a daily blog about space exploration called Pars3c.
Catherine Clark — Columnist
As a national television broadcaster, Catherine Clark interviews some of Canada’s most influential people. But it is her Giving Back column in OTTAWA AT HOME that allows Catherine to shine a spotlight on individuals who work quietly and compassionately to make Ottawa a better place, creating awareness of the people and causes that make our city great.
Laura Byrne-Paquet — Columnist
A writer with a national following, Laura Byrne-Paquet shares her ability to shed light and humour on lifestyle issues that everyone can relate to. Often basing her column on the theme of the magazine, Laura has a knack for grounding each issue and letting us see ourselves in a more exposed and vulnerable state.
Korey Kealey — Food Contributor
As a food specialist with a passion for high quality, healthy ingredients, Korey brings unique ideas and recipes to her Food Thoughts column. Korey has a pulse on food trends as a media spokesperson and stays on top of all food -related issues to bring something fresh and innovative with each contribution.