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-Writer, Reporter, Author          -Managing & Senior Editor (Digital & Print)
-Web Travel Consultant             -TV/radio Reporter, Host, and Producer
-Teacher, Travel Journalism    -Ideas, ideas, ideas: Bold thinker, from insights to implementation

-New York Magazine/
-Gourmet Magazine/Gourmet Live
-MSN/Postbox (Microsoft Network)

-Wallpaper Magazine
-Condé Nast Traveller
-TimeOut New York
-The Daily
-Rough Guides/

-DK/Eyewitness Guides

Travel Books/Guidebooks:
-Lead editor and/orwriter: Make the Most of Your Time on Earth: 1000 Ultimate Travel Experiences; The Road Less Traveled; Ultimate Food Journeys; 1000 Places to See Before You Die
Author: Top 10 Barcelona; DK Eyewitness San Francisco, California & New York; DK New York City for Families
Author: Rough Guides to Spain, Belize, Guatemala & Canada
-Fodor’s Guides to Spain, Andalusia, Scandinavia
-Pulse Night + Day Guides

Qualification Highlights

Writer, Reporter & Blogger
Senior & Managing Editor
-Writer, Reporter, and Blogger for over 30 national websites, magazines, newspapers
-Big ideas: Editorial strategist and storyteller; savvy at optimizing and leveraging online content
-Experienced Senior and Managing Editor: Lead, motivate, supervise teams of Writers & Editors
-Write and edit compelling daily coverage on trending topics, lifestyle/culture, city/national news, and much more
-Under daily deadlines, generate fresh, unique ideas across all topics and formats, from posts to feature articles
-Skilled at incorporating visual elements/images that are eye-catching yet relevant
-Thrive in a news- and trend-driven environment; adaptable; swift and smart prioritizing
-Experienced at social media strategies, from Twitter to Tumblr

Contributor & TV Host: NBC New York Nonstop TV,, SF BayTV
-Contribute a weekly TV interview segment – Backyard Travel – on exploring travel, food, and culture. Interviews: Filmmaker Ken Burns, Irish author Roddy Doyle, Van Halen musician Sammy Hagar, New York Times travel journalists, and many more.

Travel Expert: CNN, NBC New York, Sirius Radio, Clear Channel Radio, Forbes Traveler, Self Magazine, Real Simple, Parents, UK Guardian/Observer, Seattle Times, and Budget Travel.

Web/Business Consultant: Consult in the launch of travel websites; develop editorial strategies, and maximize and leverage content; work with SEO and content management systems.

Teacher: Mediabistro, New York, NY: Teach a popular eight-week Travel Writing and Journalism course on reporting, writing, researching; generating fresh, unique ideas/pitches, engaging articles, and strong headlines.

University of California at Berkeley, BA in English Literature
Languages: Fluent in Spanish; conversant in French and Catalan

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