Bio and Contact Information

Joanne McClainJoanne McClain is editor-in-chief of Pool & Spa News and Aquatics International magazines. She was born and raised in Hawaii, where she grew to appreciate the beauty and safety of swimming pools after a hair-raising encounter with a snapping moray eel while snorkeling as a child. After moving to Southern California, Joanne studied music theory with an emphasis on opera, performing at a variety of local venues. Her journalism background began in the travel industry, where she specialized in newsletters and other custom content for hotels and resorts. Joanne lives in Los Angeles with her husband and son.

Twitter: @JoanneKMcClain


Articles by Joanne McClain

  • Temporary Loyalty

    While working on “Training on the Temp” by senior editor Dana Robinson for this issue, I was overcome with a moment of nostalgia.

  • An Attitude of Gratitude

    As we close the books on 2015, I’d like to share a few of the things I’m thankful for in my professional life.

  • A Blessing in Disguise

    My hard-working father believed in chasing opportunities — until it almost ruined us.

  • Measuring Energy Efficiency

    A groundbreaking, meticulously designed study performed by a team of some of the pool industry’s finest does something no one in the world...

  • Finding the Next Backyard Trend

    Identifying trends and finding ways to capitalize on them is always tricky. But trickier still is doing so in a competitive market such as...

  • Celebrating the Top 50 Builders of 2015

    It’s June, and you know what that means: It’s not only the start of the busy pool season, but it’s also time to unveil this year’s Top 50...

  • Hayward Races Go-Carts for Charity

    Martha's Village & Kitchen, an Indio, Calif.-based charity serving the homeless, has Hayward-built go-carts to thank for a recent $1,500...

  • Zodiac Launches New Line of LED Lights

    The Jandy Pro Series landscape and wet-area LED lights are waterproof, easy to install and compatible with AquaLink

  • BioGuard Releases Soft Soak TRIO

    Soft Soak TRIO is a three-month spa care system designed to provide soft, clean spa water in three simple steps, with no measuring required

  • Hayward Launches New Robotic Cleaner AquaVac 500

    The new AquaVac 500 offers microprocessor-based wall climbing and scrubbing, an out of water sensor, and more.


Blogs by Joanne McClain


Pool & Spa News' Network

Twitter Facebook LinkedIn Google+ pinterest

Pool & Spa News on Twitter


Free e-Newsletter