meet the new Jojotastic team!

So… you might have noticed a few new names on the blog lately. Things have been getting pretty busy around here (yay) and it was definitely time to bring on some help. I wanted to take this time to introduce some of my amazing contributors who’ve been with me for a while, plus my new editorial assistant! I don’t know what I’d do without this incredible team of super talented ladies.

meet the new team Jojotastic — this is @ashrose, keeper of our Portrait of a Cocktail column! jojotastic.comFirst up, meet Ashley Rose Conway — keeper of our Portrait of a Cocktail column and founder of Craft & Cocktail! A cocktail shaker and piñata maker, Ashley is always in the pursuit of having a good time. You’ll most likely find her scouting out the best watering holes and hidden gems, sipping on Tiki drinks and surrounded by a sea of crepe paper. Follow Ashley on Twitter, Instagram, and Facebook!

(photo credit: Ashley Batz)

meet the new team Jojotastic — this is @coloregrace, keeper of our A Little Extra Grace column!

Next, meet Colore’ Lincoln — keeper of our A Little Extra Grace and founder of Colore’ Grace. Colore’ is a calligrapher living in Austin, TX, but originally from Oklahoma City, OK. On her blog, she ambitiously shares her calligraphy, style, tools she uses, and more details about things she enjoys.  Follow her weekly lettering project, #coloregraceletters, onInstagram to get an optimistic start on your week.

(photo credit: Bruce Layman)

meet the new team Jojotastic — this is @bartisserie, monthly recipe contributor!

Meet Alizée Castel — monthly recipe contributor and founder of Bartisserie. Marketing professional by day and passionate baker by night, Alizée Castel, shares her passion for baked goods and drinks in her beautiful blog: She gets her inspiration from the different cities she lived in or visited and you’ll probably find her scouting the city for new pastry shops! For more, follow her on Instagram, Facebook, and Pinterest.

(photo credit: Monic Richard)

meet the new team Jojotastic — this is @gwendogwendo, editorial assistant!

And last, but definitely not least… Gwen McKenzie, my amaaaazing editorial assistant (and part-time Noodle wrangler). Gwen is basically my glue, keeping me on task, organized, and focused. I’d be lost without her. Besides helping out with photoshoots, Gwen maintains our monthly DIY column and helps out with tons of other blog columns.

(photo credit: Meghan Klein)

Behind The Blog

Joanna Hawley-McBride is a Pacific Northwest-based social media strategist, content creator, and former textile designer. Joanna is the founder and editor-in-chief of Jojotastic, a lifestyle blog focused on Joanna’s work-in-progress cabin, finding the best pair of underwear through #UnderwearThesis, and empowering women to explore nature — all in her signature unfiltered style. Her work has been featured in Domino, CNBC, and Eating Well.

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  1. 7.25.15
    Annie said: