M.L. ELLEN PERCIVAL – Publisher/Co-Founder
Ellen is the publisher and co-founder of the award-winning parenting publication, Calgary’s Child Magazine. Since it first hit the newsstands in 1994, Calgary’s Child Magazine has been supporting, connecting and informing parents in innovative ways. Ellen’s commitment to helping parents, children and community is evident in the hours she devotes not only to Calgary’s Child but to a variety of charities she participates in. Widely recognized for her work ethic, positive attitude and innovative strategic thinking, Ellen, a Women of Vision recipient and mother of two, brings both a fresh and informed perspective to the issues that shape the lives of Albertans.
AMANDA SHARP – Art Director
Amanda has 20+ years of design experience both in the UK and Canada. She credits her success to having had the opportunity to work for high-end advertising agencies, prestigious clients and alongside the finest designers. Over her career she has established a love for designing magazines and after moving to Canada in 2002 has successfully pursued that passion. She is delighted to be Calgary's Child Magazine's Art Director.
EILIDH TAIT- Sales Director
Eilidh (Ay-lee) Tait, has a passion for sales. She brings a strong understanding of client needs, customer service and account management skills to this position. Her background in photography gives her a keen sense of what people are visually drawn to and her work can been seen gracing the cover of many of our issues. When she's not at her desk, Eilidh spends time running her four kids to and from sports, activities and school.
ALLISON PERCIVAL, BA, B.Ed. – Editor
Allison, our editor, has been part of the Calgary’s Child team since 2007. Allison is responsible for magazine and website editorial selection, proofreading and fact checking, contesting, manages our social media team, and coordinates Calgary’s Child’s email hub to make sure messages get to the right place at the right time. She works hard to keep the magazine running smoothly. Whatever our clients need, Allie gets it done (or finds someone who can!)
CATHY BONTJE – Distribution Manager
Since 1998, Cathy has been keeping our magazine efficiently and effectively distributed. She manages several distribution teams that deliver our magazines to hundreds of locations. If you would like to have magazines to distribute at your company or event, or if you are trying to find the magazine at one of our distribution locations in and around Calgary, Cathy would be happy to assist.
STACIE GAETZ – Editorial Assistant
Stacie joined our team in 2022. Stacie has decades of experience in print and web magazine production, and has a strong editorial voice and keen interest in all things family in and around Calgary. She is primarily responsible for in-house editorial and advertorial creation, as well as assisting with website maintenance.
2023 SPRING EDITION
Ad Booking Deadline: APRIL 4, 2023
Street Date: THIRD WEEK OF APRIL 2023
We survived the long winter and made it to springtime - finally!
Families are bursting at the seams to get out and enjoy the warm weather!
Welcome families back by letting them know all about what you have to offer for them now that the snow is getting ready to melt!
• What is there to do in the slushy season between the snow and summer fun? Help save Calgary's parents from going stir crazy by advertising your attractions, services or products in our Spring Fun Feature!
• Our annual Summer Camp & Program Directory is the 'go to' guide for parents looking for information about summer recreation for their children.
• With public curriculum changes on the horizon, parents are thinking hard about their options for school next year. That's why we've added an Education Directory to the Spring Edition - this is the perfect spot to advertise your pre-K options, independent schools, academic support, alternative curricula and much more!
Our Spring Edition will be available online and on stands all across the city and the foothills region the third week of April.
Get in touch with us today to save your spot or to learn more about everything we have to offer! For a full list of rates and sizes, check out our rate kit online.
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