Austin.com is a unique local media network fashioned from the ground up with the goal of making Austin, Texas a more welcoming, connected, friendly community for everyone who lives here, wants to live here, is visiting, or just can’t get enough ATX.

It is our mission to open our increasingly expensive city to everyone, no matter the income level. If you love Austin, then we love you back, and our websites are made specifically for you!

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Meet Our Team

Dani Dudek 
Publisher | Editor

As a television producer and marketer, Dani has lived and traveled all over the country, but Austin is the place she always called home. After two decades and even more honors (including four Emmy Awards), she left the TV biz and returned to the ATX, shifting gears to focus on the digital landscape. She has always loved sharing adventure with others while being out and about in Austin and traveling around Texas. Now, she gets to do that full time for Austin.com.

Dani is also a pop culture extraordinaire. You can follow along on her adventures in entertainment on her website ATXgossip.com as well as her Instagram, Twitter and TikTok accounts.

Contact Dani here.

Lola Hagopian
Managing Editor | Content Guru

Hollywood born, Texas bred, Lola has worn many hats including, but not limited to, fashion and concert photographer, promoter, event planner, florist, and columnist. As a teenager, while other girls dreamt about pop stars, Lola idolized people like Peter Travers (Rolling Stone movie critic),  JJ Abrams, and Quentin Tarantino. She’s always had a unique voice and uses it to create a narrative in various aspects of her life. She’s currently utilizing it to cover various activities and events as Managing Editor and Content Guru right here at Austin.com.

Contact Lola here.

Maggie Pace
Staff Writer | Copy Editor

A born and raised Midwesterner, Maggie moved to Austin in 2015 after graduating from the University of Missouri (go Tigers!). After falling in love with the natural parks, trails, friendly people and of course, tacos, she made the move from central Missouri. Maggie specializes in copywriting and creative writing. Offline and off paper, beer drinking, soccer and her dog, are her top priorities.

Leah Milius
Business Development Manager

Leah is 100% Texan, calling Austin her home for over two decades. A graduate of the University of Texas, she has 20 years of experience in marketing. With a focus on project management and content development, Leah works with companies to realize their business goals on Austin.com.  When not working with clients, Leah can be found cooking with her daughter, playing baseball with her son, and enjoying the outdoors