Fiona McCann is a senior editor at Portland Monthly, where she steers the magazine’s arts and cultural coverage as well as the On the Town blog. When not out seeking her cultural hits in high and low places—she’s as likely to be found at a symphony concert as in a mosh pit, at a ballet performance as in a comics store—she creates and edits plump and colorful feature packages on such diverse topics as love and sex, pets and children, and Portland’s eternal love of pop culture. Since joining the magazine in 2015, she’s also covered school board challenges, sportswear upstarts, and a kick-ass Tetris tournament.  

In her past life, she was an Arts and Features Writer for the Irish Times, an editor at social news agency Storyful, edited and wrote for Time Out guides in Argentina, and worked for Reuters, Buenos Aires.  

INTRODUCING…

A Cena

05/19/2009 By Camas Davis

Article

Dancin’ on the Ceiling

On Aug 9 Start Making a Reader Today, a nonprofit that provides literacy support for Oregon’s schoolchildren, hosted its fifth annual gala fundraiser.

05/19/2009

Run, Spot!

Best in Show

Looking to spend some quality time with your pup? The fast-growing sport of dog agility will have both of you jumping for joy.

05/19/2009 By Jill Davis

Breakfast

Morning Glory

Four delicious reasons to crawl out from under the covers this weekend.

05/19/2009 By Bart Blasengame

Beyond the Bridges

The Wild Side

Located on an isolated peninsula of Vancouver Island, the village of Tofino isn’t easy to get to—which is why it’s a great escape.

05/19/2009 By David Wolman

If Only He'd Had....

The Rose Defense

In 1997, a Eugene street kid named Jordan Scott Merrell, age 15, confessed to a killing. It took the jury just an hour to deliver the verdict: guilty of felony murder. But the jury didn’t hear evidence that might have altered the course of Merrell’s life.

05/19/2009 By Bart Blasengame

Sports

Par None

Who knew you could score a college sports scholarship by watching someone else compete?

05/19/2009 By Stacey Wilson