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Launched in January 2011, Seattleite is the lifestyle news site for Seattle’s young professionals who are in-the-know and on-the-go. With a pulse on the latest in dining, travel, fashion, entertainment, events and more, Seattleite is the premiere lifestyle resource to deliver the latest news and happenings around the city, showcasing the best that the Puget Sound region and the Pacific Northwest has to offer. Seattleite helps savvy Seattleites get the most from where they live.
Meet the Seattleite Team!
Catherine Giudici, Vegan Eater | Meatless Mondays | A proud Coug, she graduated from WSU with a B.A. in Advertising going on to the likes of Wexley School for Girls, Seattle Weekly and Taco Del Mar “Corporate”. After eating copious amounts of exotic—and not so exotic—meat on a trip to Kenya, Catherine returned to the States craving anything and everything without a face. The vegan affair began and after four years, she’s a self-proclaimed “opportunistic vegan”, cheating on her lover for very special occasions. Catherine reps 206 on the daily and has been for 20 years. Like a true Seattleite, she owns Birkenstocks, rides the Metro and loves the smell of rain.
Jennifer Liu, Food Paparazzi | Food Porn | Despite the rain, Jennifer is a hardcore Seattleite and loves everything Seattle. She graduated from the University of Washington with a bachelor’s degree in psychology and is currently working towards a master’s degree. Brunch is her favorite meal, especially a good eggs benedict with a rich hollandaise sauce. Tater tots and sweet potato fries are her weakness. When’s not eating or planning her next meal, you can find her baking, hanging out with her awesome dog, or napping (her nap game is strong). Find Jennifer on Twitter at @SeattleiteJenn
Nicole Logan, Events+Buzz Master | Nicole graduated from WSU and pursued a career in events and media where she traveled all around the U.S. and Canada. When she landed back home, Nicole continued her drive in events and creating social media buzz and founded her own marketing consulting company and built a social media powerhouse, guiding people on the hottest events, trendiest restaurants, hotels and lounges. With Nicole’s influential social media voice and creative writing talent, she has contributed to Citysearch, The Puget Hound and SeattleTravel.com. Her love for lifestyle, social culture, and the NW has led her to join the innovative and like-minded team at Seattleite.
Erina Malarkey, Gourmet Guru | Happenin’ Happy Hour | Erina is a born and raised East Coast gal and the author of the popular blog, Shut Up & Cook. Known for capturing the life, trials, tribulations, and adventures of the every woman in the kitchen, she has brought to life the notion of the Attainable Gourmet, through her honest, raw, and unapologetic writing style. A shameless foodie by night and by day, she loves nothing more than an epic meal shared over many hours with good company. When not whipping up culinary delights in her Columbia City kitchen she can be found horseback riding, running with her mastiff or pitbull, or singlehandedly reviving JetBlue stock with her frequent trips back to Boston. Find Erina on Twitter at @ShutUpNCook.
Linda Miller Nicholson, Foodie Fashionista | Sexy Food | Linda is a Stiletto Ninja and Foodie Fashionista. She’s the kitschy madwoman behind popular food blog, Salty Seattle (saltyseattle.com). Her interests include cooking in Louboutins and wearing dresses made of sashimi. She digs sustainability, making pasta from scratch, and cooking sous vide. She’s been called everything from the Timothy Leary to the Lady Gaga of food on national television, but at the end of the day, she’s just a pen-wielding girl wearing heels in the kitchen. Find Linda on Twitter @SaltySeattle.
Brad Nehring, Die-Hard Seattleite | Seattleite Spotlight | Brad is a lifelong resident of the Seattle area. He is currently a freelance writer, but has previously been employed by the US Forest Service, Amazon.com and the Peace Corps, among others. His hobbies include hiking, snowboarding, playing basketball and designing tattoos.
Michelle Strub, Cool Curator | The Radar | As a Seattleite since one month after birth Michelle is, naturally, a graduate of the University of Washington with a B.A. in Communications. She also has her M.B.A. from somewhere that doesn’t matter since it’s not in Seattle. If inquiring minds really want to know, Texas A&M. Michelle previously worked in the fashion industry but now finds her day job is getting paid to watch TV. When she’s not otherwise out for a run she’s exploring the city and all its rain-drenched nooks and crannies while wearing her North Face fleece. Just joking about that last part. Michelle doesn’t own any fleece. Strike up a conversation with her on Twitter @michellestrub.
Erin Thomas, Wine Aficionado | Corks+Forks | Exported from the once rural areas north of the city, Erin has always been a Seattleite at heart. Since receiving her degree in Journalism from the Edward R. Murrow School of Communication at WSU, she has been moonlighting as a freelance writer. Familiar stints include CitySearch Seattle, Washington State Magazine, Seattle Woman Magazine and her long-time contributing to WINO Magazine, as well as copy-writing and on-air contributions to local radio. When Erin’s not consuming large amounts of wine or writing in her blog,abottle/aweek, she can be found eating most food put in front of her face, screaming for the Cougs or drooling over the brothers on Vampire Diaries. For more of Erin’s daily, irrelevant ramblings, find her on Twitter.
Kara Tiernan, Music Maven | Music Madness | Kara was born and raised in West Seattle, is a diehard Washington State Alum and proud lefty. Kara has lived in Florence, Philadelphia and Portland but was magnetized back to home plate. Kara loves the outdoors, has participated in two Seattle Rock and Roll half marathon and is THRILLED spandex made a comeback. She is a passionate reader and blogger,our Music Madness guru, and writes the scoop on Seattle Real Estate for Seattleandrealestate.com. But mainly, she believes there is nothing better than a bottle of house red, acoustic music and loud laughter shared between friends and neighbors.
Corinne Whiting, Experience Seeker | Culture Dose | A Seattle transplant from the other Washington, Corinne was bit by the travel bug early on. From Strasbourg, France (during her junior year at Georgetown University), Edinburgh, Scotland, where she got a masters degree in Cultural Studies — she feels grateful to have explored the globe ranging from Bolivia and Egypt to Turkey and China. After serving as associate editor at Where magazine in D.C., Corinne now embarks on a new adventure as a freelance writer and photographer, contributing to publications like National Geographic Traveler, Alaska Airlines magazine and Amtrak’s Arrive, and looks forward to exploring Seattle and debunking the rain myths, upping her coffee quotient, hearing heaps of live music and finding her Zen near the water as often as possible.
Charlie Ainslie, Creative Creature | Charlie Ainslie is a photographer from Seattle, Washington. She received her degree in commercial photography from the Art Institute of Seattle. Her passion for photography developed on a volunteer trip to Cambodia. Since then she has taken her photography around the United States and South East Asia. She is currently working as a freelance photographer in Seattle focusing on editorial photography, events, and commercial portraiture.
Annie Brady, Style Maven | Growing up in neighborhoods like Belltown and Magnolia, going to high school on Capitol Hill and getting her very first job as a concierge at the Downtown Sheraton, Annie is a Seattle girl through and through. When she’s not out shooting photos for Seattleite or for her photography business annie b./stills, she’s cheering on her Washington State Cougs, searching out new restaurants, tasting Washington wines, shopping neighborhood boutiques or lounging around her Fremont home with her bulldog Moose. You can see more of her work online or follow her blog.
Ashley Genevieve, Photo Ace | Hawaiian raised, Brooks graduate, world wide experienced photographer, now taking a bite out of Seattle’s creative scene. Her commercial advertising and fashion photography background molded from Brooks Institute of Photography has encouraged Ashley to explore the world as a shooter, art director, producer and networking extraordinaire. With a passion for locals and making everything look hot, she continues shooting as well as advising over the look and imagery of Seattleite as our Senior Photo Editor. Explore her skillz.