Room Magazine Staff Bios

Tricia DeWall
Tricia is in charge of all editorial content for room, working closely with the writer, photographer and designer on each issue. She has worked at the Iowa City Press-Citizen since 1999, serving in many capacities in the newsroom before helping launch the company's four magazines in 2006. She's an avid cyclist, and also enjoys running, working in her yard, reading crime novels, watching reality TV, wrapping gifts and playing cards. She lives in Iowa City with her partner, Dan, two step-daughters and one very temperamental cat.

Alicia Starr Ryan
Alicia moved to Iowa City in the mid-1970s and received an M.F.A. in Art from the University of Iowa. She lives in Iowa City with her husband Bart. Her son Silas works in digital media in New York City. The favorite part of her job? Designing room magazine.

Kathy Weiss
An Iowa native, Kathy Weiss is a freelance writer and mother of three, who appreciates well designed homes and gardens that provide a unique mix of beauty and bounty. Besides writing on topics relating to home and family life, she has a passion for cultural exchange and is fascinated by the diversity of residential architecture throughout the U.S. and around the world. She lives in Coralville with her husband, Steve, and youngest son, Calvin. Her son, Elliot, and daughter, Haley, are both University of Iowa students.

Reggie Morrow
Reggie is a freelance photographer, graphic artist, designer and owner of AdPro Design in Iowa City. He lives in Solon and is the proud father of twins Miles and Amelia.