|Helen Payne – Distribution & Community Contact
Hello, my name is Helen and I am the proud mom of two beautiful children – JP who is autistic and Emily. I have been a part of the Portland Family Team as a driver since November 2006 and then took over as Distribution Manager in August of 2007. I have been reading Portland Family Magazine since my son was very small (approx 11 years) and have loved it! It’s been great watching the magazine change over the years and grow into what it is today. What first intrigued me about becoming a driver for Portland Family was all of the cool places that I’d get to visit that I haven’t gone to before and let’s face it–the money – smile. Now that I’ve transitioned into the role of Distribution Manager it has been an awesome experience. I have some of the best drivers on my team that are always there to do what it takes to get the magazine out to the community and bring on new locations to help the magazine reach new readers! Without our great drivers we wouldn’t be able to succeed as a magazine and for that I’m grateful – smile! Happy Reading!!! Hugs, Helen
|Tay Juncker – Art Director
A perfect stolen afternoon for Tay Juncker would consist of writing on the couch with a malamute warming her feet, sigur rós playing in the background, and a glass of pinot gris in her free hand.Tay feels the purpose of design should be to make the world more appealing. One of her idols is an artist named Hundertwasser who through his artistic and architectural vision, brought color, beauty and hope into the greyness of industrial cities. Tay is excited to bring her creativity to Portland Family Magazine. She lives in north Portland.
|Julie Talbot – Copy EditorJulie has more than 25 years of experience writing and editing everything from books, advertising, website content and periodicals to college catalogs, retail packaging and training manuals. Even Angus bull pedigree lines (yes, a woman once paid her to come up with themes and names for sire lines). As copyeditor for Portland Family Magazine and the mother of a grown son, Julie enjoys discovering new things about Portland and new angles on parenting. She never says ‘never,’ and always says ‘always’ if it involves chocolate.|