Taylor Ellis Joins IM as Assistant Editor

We are happy to welcome Taylor Ellis to the Indianapolis Monthly staff as the new assistant editor. In this role, Ellis will cover dining and home, as well as other lifestyle topics and projects.

A Carmel resident and former IM intern, Ellis lately worked with C-Change Media out of San Francisco to write weekly features, research editorial packages, and help launch a tablet magazine. She is an alumna of Ball State University, where she majored in magazine journalism and served as editor-in-chief of the award-winning Ball Bearings publication (and also initiated a redesign that won Best Overall Design at the 2013 Indiana Collegiate Press Association awards).

You can follow her adventures on Twitter at @Taylor_L_Ellis.

A native of Inman, South Carolina, Amanda Heckert graduated from the Honors College at the University of South Carolina. Heckert joined Indianapolis Monthly in February 2012 and enjoys getting to know the Circle City with her husband, writer Justin Heckert, and their dog, Cooper.