Allison Chorney is a former newspaper editor with more than a decade of industry experience. Allison's love of learning and storytelling has allowed her to cover everything from children's activities to COVID-19 research. A mother to a very busy daughter and two beloved pups, she spends her free time painting, sampling craft beer and listening to true crime podcasts.

Kurtis Kristianson (Spindrift Photography) is an award-winning commercial lifestyle photographer based in Southern Alberta. Proficient in commercial content creation and hard-to-get perspectives, Kurtis specializes in photographing people, their personalities and the things they are most passionate about.

Britton Ledingham is a freelance photographer who lives in Airdrie with his wife, Jocelyn, and two sons, Ari and Renn. Spending 2008-2010 at SAIT Polytechnic for a photojournalism diploma gave Britton some practical knowledge, which has been expanded by experience with various publications and freelance work since incorporating iEvolve Media in 2011. Find Britton on Facebook and Instagram @iEvolveMedia, or on his website

Patricia Merrick is a 27-year-old freelance journalist with more than seven years' experience in the industry. Since graduating from SAIT with her journalism diploma in 2012, the Airdronian has worked as a reporter and editor for publications in Mountain View and Rocky View counties, including Sundre, Carstairs, Crossfield and Airdrie.

Christina Waldner is a communications professional and journalist with more than 30 years of experience. She honed her craft working at a museum, a library, a university, a radio station and a weekly newspaper. Introduced to her love of words by her father, she counts Kundera, Ferguson and Winnie-the-Pooh as influences.