About Us

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Prescott Woman Magazine is a locally owned publication that focuses on home, health, and business.  The publication is owned by a native Prescott Woman and the contributors are women who own businesses, raise families, and live in the Prescott tri-cities area.

Prescott Woman Magazine was founded in 2004 and has been a well read and sought after publication throughout Yavapai County.

We publish six editions throughout the year with a different theme for each issue:

  • December / January – Holiday & Non-Profit Edition
  • February / March – Wedding & Travel Edition
  • April / May – Home & Family Edition
  • June / July – Outdoor & Adventure Edition
  • August / September – Education & Business Edition
  • October / November – Health & Beauty Edition

Regular sections include:

  • Area Hike
  • Area Home
  • Art n’ About
  • Beauty & Fashion
  • Calendar of Events
  • Cover Story
  • Garden Gal
  • Health Today
  • Local Weddings
  • Non-Profit Corner
  • Women in Business
  • Women in Education
  • Women of Prescott
  • Young Professionals

Breeanya Hinkel

Owner & Publisher

Breeanya was born & raised right here in Prescott, AZ. She has been a part of Prescott Woman Magazine since 2008 and has enjoyed watching it grow and expand into the publication you see today.  Breeanya also owns a graphic design business, BJH Designs, serves on the board for Prescott Center for the Arts, and is a member of the Prescott Valley Economic Development Foundation, and Prescott Women Who Care.  She enjoys hiking and exploring in Northern Arizona.

Hilary Dartt

Copy Editor & Staff Writer

Hilary Dartt, author and freelance writer, lives with her husband, three children, and a flock of chickens in Dewey, Arizona. When she’s not writing, reading, or wrangling kids, she’s most likely running with her Weimaraner, Leia (as in, Princess).

Learn more about her women’s fiction books at www.HilaryDartt.com

Raelynn Roderick

Ad Designer

Raelynn Roderick is a freelance graphic designer who owns DustyRose Designs. She started her career in graphics in 1997 and spent 12 years with the local newspaper. She was born and raised in Southern California and attended the Art Institute of Seattle where she earned Degrees in Fine Art and Animation. Raelynn enjoys painting, drawing and photography and has shown her artwork in local galleries. She resides in Prescott Valley with her husband, with whom she is currently writing and illustrating a children’s book.

Tara Fort

Staff Writer

Tara Fort has been a Prescott resident since 1993. She is a paralegal for the law firm Carpenter Hazlewood Delgado and Bolen, LLP and a licensed real estate agent with Arizona Prime Real Estate.  A Northern Arizona University graduate from 1987, she also attended University of London and worked for a Tucson law firm after graduation. Tara enjoys exploring Northern AZ with her husband Simon, also a licensed agent with Arizona Prime Real Estate, and hiking with their pup Barley.

Learn more at www.arizonaprimerealestate.com

Katie Chatham

Staff Writer

Katie Chatham is a Northern Arizona University graduate of 2012 with a BS in Journalism and Public Relations.  Prescott has been home since 1997. When not writing, you can find Katie sipping coffee, exploring the out-of-doors with her dog Cowboy, painting, making jewelry, or behind the lens of her camera.

Trisha Shaffer

Staff Photographer

As a child there were numerous pictures of great grandparents at the prime of their youth in the home of Trisha Shaffer.  From a very young age she had an appreciation for the Art of photography and the ability to capture a moment in time.  Being able to look at a picture is like peering into a window from the past.  Creating heirlooms for her clients is what Trisha loves most about Photography.

For more info visit www.arisaffairs.com

Amanda Lane

Contributer | The Hike Shack

Amanda Lane is an outdoor enthusiast who has lived in Prescott most of her life.  She has managed multiple outdoor retail stores in town.  In 2011 she became one of the owners of The Hike Shack where she currently is the owner, buyer, and manager.  She lives in the Dearing Park area, so often on nights and weekends you can find her out there on an adventure with her dog, Pipp. During the weekdays you can find Amanda at The Hike Shack on the Courthouse Square in Downtown Prescott.

Learn More at www.thehikeshack.com

Lisa Watters Lain

Contributer | Watters Garden Center

Lisa Watters Lain graduated from Prescott High School and went on to obtain her masters degree from Northern Arizona University. She married her college sweetheart, Ken, and has four children. Her garden advice can be heard each week on the “Mountain Garden” radio hour broadcast through KQNA 1130AM & 99.9FM, also heard on signals KJAZZ 89.5FM, KJZP 90.1FM. Throughout the week Lisa can be found at Watters Garden Center.

Learn more at www.wattersgardencenter.com

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