Texas Lifestyle Magazine highlights what it means to enjoy life in the Lone Star state.

Launched in September 2014(an expansion from 7 year-old Austin Lifestyle Magazine), with its engaging, professionally written content and high production values, Texas Lifestyle Magazine is a rising star created, owned and produced in the Lone Star State.

Combining the best of the 21st century publishing dynamic, TLM has three channels: a quarterly print magazine, an online magazine with unique content posted three to five times weekly, and an active social media presence on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram.

Regular features include: food/wine, entertainment, sports, home, travel and style.

TLM readers are:

  • Age 25-54
  • Female 60%
  • Male 40%
  • Household Income $150K+
  • Home ownership 90%+

Meet Our Staff

Editor-in-Chief
Julie Tereshchuk

Julie Tereshchuk took a leap off a cliff in 2002, landed intact, and has gone on to become an award-winning writer and editor. Prior to becoming a professional wordsmith, and after relocating to the USA in 1990, Julie had a successful sales career with a Canadian software and technology services company. The UK native worked as a project planner in the manufacturing industry before her transatlantic move.

Julie is a graduate of the University of Bradford, with a degree in European Studies (German/Economics), and attended the University of Hamburg during her junior year.

She resides in downtown Austin, Texas and enjoys maintaining close ties with friends and family in England, Scotland and Ukraine.

Online Editor
Nick Bailey

Nick Bailey is a forward thinking journalist. With a well-rounded skill set including writing, design, and photography, Nick has earned a degree in Mass Communication with an emphasis on journalism from Texas A&M University—Commerce.
A Texas native, Nick was born and raised in Greenville, TX and relocated to Austin after graduating college. Outside of journalism, Nick enjoys spending time with his family and coordinating events in the Austin area. He has also established a mentoring program for college students, which he serves as the Executive Director.

Travel Editor
Marika Flatt

Marika Flatt, Travel Editor, launched her magazine writing career in 2002, combining her love of travel, journalism, media and public relations. Marika has been travel writing non-stop since then and feels that part of her success in delivering an enticing travel feature is because her “day job” is running a literary PR agency, PR by the Book. A cum laude graduate of Texas A&M University, she lives in Austin with her husband, Doug, co-publisher of TLM and three kids—who also love to travel. She can also be heard on the statewide NPR show "Texas Standard" offering Weekend Trip Tips.

Publisher
Shawn Lively

Shawn K. Lively has been in the publishing business since 2008. She is the founding publisher of Austin Lifestyle Magazine, Austin Food Magazine and Texas Lifestyle Magazine. During her free time, Shawn enjoys volunteering for local non-profits and taking care of her two teenage sons.

Publisher
Doug Flatt

Doug Flatt is new to publishing, but no stranger to small business. Flatt has been growing and scaling small businesses for over 15 years.

Doug has a degree in Marketing from Texas A&M University. He and his wife, Marika, have three children. In his free time, he enjoys a round of golf, mountain biking and spending time with his kids.