Ashley McLellan

Ashley McLellan is the editor of New Orleans Magazine, associate editor of Louisiana Life and a contributor to Biz New Orleans Magazine. With more than 20 years of experience editing and writing for local and national magazines, newspapers and digital media, she has won multiple awards from the International Regional Magazine Association (IRMA) and the New Orleans Press Club. She has an MFA in Creative Writing from the University of Pontypridd in Wales, and is a graduate of the New Orleans Regional Leadership Institute (NORLI). She also holds a Diplôme de Sabreur from the Confrerie du Sabre d’Or, and will saber a bottle of Champagne in exchange for a glass of bubbly. When not listening to her favorite podcasts or besting the New York Times Spelling Bee, she enjoys spending time with her two boys, running the streets of New Orleans and marching with amazing ladies of the Dames de Perlage beading krewe.. You can reach her at (504) 830-7262 or ashley@myneworleans.com.

On Assignment Week of May 23: Greek Fest, New Spa and Podcast Tour

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On Assignment week of May 16: Boogaloo-ing, “Mean Girls,” fine art and a special happy hour

  Boogie at Boogaloo Bayou Boogaloo is back this Friday, Saturday and Sunday. The Mid-City festival...

On Assignment Week of May 9: Hosting Out of Town Visitors, a Bubbly Celebration and more

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On Assignment week of May 2: A grab bag of food, fun, flavor and more

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Editor’s Note

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On Assignment week of April 25: Jazz Fest Edition

It’s Jazz Fest time!  We’ve waited for two long years to hit the fairgrounds...

On Assignment week of April 18: Earth Day and French Quarter Fest

Earth Day Earth Day is this Friday, April 22, so it’s time to celebrate. Kick...

On Assignment April 11: Feasts, Races and Sun Protection

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On Assignment April 4: Market, Arts and Spring Refreshment

Market Fresh Spring is here, which means it’s the perfect time to hit up the...

On Assignment March 28: New Hotel and BBQ Bash

BBQ Bash It’s Hogs for the Cause week! The two-day outdoor festival returns to UNO’s...

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