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Stuart Weiss, Founder and CEO

Weiss began his publishing career almost 30 years ago after a brief career as a special education teacher. He served as sales manager of Travelhost of Denver before becoming associate publisher of Travelhost of Boulder and northern Colorado. Weiss relocated to the Triangle in the mid-1990s, where he took over the reins of Travelhost of the Triangle. In 2000, he founded Wakefield Plantation magazine, the precursor to Wake Living magazine.

April Clark, Fashion Editor/Sales Consultant

April is an experienced fashion professional with nearly 10 years in the fashion industry spanning from fashion designing to wardrobe styling. She is a sought after fashion expert through her blog, fashion books and regular appearances on My Carolina Today. 

April has a degree in Public Relations & Marketing and expertise in new media. A few of her favorite things are pink peonies, Turner Classic Movies, art, New York Fashion Week, the theatre, and being a stylish mom to a creative and precocious pre-teen boy.  

Emma Catarino, Creative Director

Emma has more than 15 years experience in graphic design, including serving as a freelance designer, stationery designer, and creative director. She specializes in logo and magazine design. Emma spends her free time with her two adorable and spirited children. She likes live music, reading, spending time outdoors, and spending time with family and friends.

Alice Osborn 

Alice Osborn, Editor

Alice Osborn’s past educational (MA in English, NCSU and BS in Finance, VA Tech) and work experience is unusually varied, and it now feeds her work as a poet-singer/songwriter, book coach and editor of Wake Living Magazine. In the past decade, Alice has taught writing workshops to thousands of aspiring fiction and memoir authors of nearly all ages from 9 to 90 both around the corner and across continents. Heroes without Capes is her most recent collection of poetry. Previous collections are After the Steaming Stops and Unfinished Projects. Alice is also the editor of the anthologies Tattoos and Creatures of Habitat, both from Main Street RagA North Carolina Writers’ Network board member and a Pushcart Prize nominee, her work has appeared in the News and Observer, The Broad River Review, The Pedestal MagazineSoundings Review and in numerous journals and anthologies. When she’s not editing or writing, Alice is an Irish dancer who plays guitar and violin. She lives in Raleigh, North Carolina, with her husband, two children, four loud birds and Mr. Nibbles, the guinea pig. Visit Alice's website at