About Us

AugustaFamily.com is a place where moms and dads in the Augusta, Ga., can explore the topics that are of interest in their roles as parents. Augusta Family Magazine is published 10 times a year by Augusta Magazine. Our mission is to enrich families by providing information and inspiration in these areas: your spirit, your relationships, family life and activities, your home, juggling work and family and enjoying your extended family and friends. Our staff consists of mothers and fathers who would love to hear your thoughts and ideas for our award-winning publication.

Kate Metts - Publisher

Kate Metts - Publisher - Augusta Family Magazine


Kate has worked for more than 20 years in the print media business. She began her career as a reporter and later moved in to marketing and sales management. A graduate of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and a N.C. transplant, she has enjoyed making the Augusta area her home. She is privileged to be a part of the vision and development of Augusta Family Magazine, which has become the premier parenting publication in the CSRA. Kate is committed to local content and the idea of providing readers with information and resources for parenting support past the baby and toddler years. The local content, along with the wide range of quality information and resources in each issue, makes it an ideal place for businesses and organizations to advertise to parents, especially moms. As we move in to the electronic realm of information delivery, the website aims to create a community for parents to share ideas and solutions. Kate has won numerous recognitions for writing and advertising efforts, including the American Advertising Federation’s Silver Medal Award for outstanding contributions in the field of advertising. Kate and her husband live in Augusta with their 9 year old son, English Cocker spaniel and calico cat. 

Karin Calloway - Editor

Karin Calloway - Editor - Augusta Family Magazine


Karin has served as editor of Augusta Family Magazine since 2005 and as the cooking columnist for The Augusta Chronicle since 1998. She has lived in the Augusta area since 1985, and has worked in journalism, marketing and public relations, as well as recipe development and culinary instruction. As a professional writer, community volunteer, wife and mother of two teenagers, Karin knows the demands of today's hectic family lifestyles. She understands the daily challenges working families face and seeks to offer practical solutions through her work at both Family and The Chronicle. Karin enjoys exploring topics that are important to families including family health, relationships, activities and juggling work and home. She enjoys cooking, interior decorating and reading inspirational and self-help books.

Lisa Dorn - Sales Director

Lisa Dorn - Sales Director - Augusta Family Magazine

lisa.dorn@augustamagazine.com(706) 823-3702

With over 20 years in sales and marketing experience ranging from retail and newspaper advertising to marketing director, Lisa understands the challenges her customers face when trying to market their business.  Also as a working Mom, she  gets the “juggle” that parents face when trying to balance family and work and believes passionately in the value of Augusta Family magazine as a resource to local families.

She has lived in the Augusta area since 1993 and has volunteered with a variety of community organizations including the Girl Scouts of America, Junior League of Augusta, United Way, the American Cancer Society and with her son’s school, Augusta Prep.  She lives in Appling with her husband of 19 years, Jeff, and their 14 year old son, Will.



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