About Chicago Parent

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Chicago Parent has been the top resource for families since 1984, offering expert advice, stories on parenting trends and issues, and numerous ways for parents to enrich their experience raising the next generation. A part of Zoe Communications Group, we’re proudly serving families in the Chicago area and surrounding suburbs. 

See why Chicago Parent resonates with our readers

Chicago Parent Magazine

Our bi-monthly print magazine is the only local parenting magazine that covers Chicago and the suburbs. We deliver free copies at libraries, grocery stores and other family-focused retail locations. Find a copy near you or become a print subscriber


We value our readers and that’s why we have a privacy policy to ensure your trust with us. 


Chicago Parent is the essential lifestyle marketing solution to reach women with children in the Chicagoland market. Find out more about our advertising and marketing services

Contact Us

You can reach us via snail mail at 332 S. Michigan Ave., Suite #LL-M974, Chicago, IL 60604. Feel free to email us with general questions at info@chicagoparent.com. Visit our Contact page to find more ways to get in touch with our editorial and marketing team. 

Meet the Staff

  • CEO & Publisher: Alexis Bourkoulas


  • VP of Marketing and Content: Julia Elliott
  • Editor-in-Chief: Tamara L. O’Shaughnessy
  • Audience Development Director: Kim Kovelle 
  • Digital Editor: Katina Beniaris
  • Senior Editor: Claire Charlton
  • Creative Director: Kelly Buren
  • Senior Graphic Designer: Lindsey Lawson
  • Photographer and Graphic Designer: Lauren Jeziorski


  • Senior Marketing Strategist: Dawn Ferencak
  • Marketing Strategists: Jonathan Daniels, Bryan Goodlin
  • Sales Operations Specialist: Jess Chrobak
  • Marketing Analysts: Kyra Alpiner, Eric Gerber 
  • Accounting Manager: Mary Guthrie
  • Client Relations Specialist: Meaghan Smith
  • Digital Marketing Associate: Bryan Goodlin