Get the inside scoop on the travel media industry from the perspectives of professional travel editors.
Travel & Words 2020, scheduled for the spring at Riverhouse on the Deschutes in Bend, OR, has been postponed until fall 2020 due to the COVID-19 outbreak. Check back for new dates.
Kate Rogers is editor in chief of Mountaineers Books, an independent nonprofit publisher of outdoor recreation, adventure, conservation, and sustainability titles. Her publishing career has spanned thirty years, including positions at Waldenbooks, Bantam Doubleday Dell, and Sasquatch Books, and as founder–principal of a book packaging firm. A graduate of the Denver Publishing Institute, she also has been a part-time lecturer on editing, publishing, and general media at the University of Washington and Seattle Central Community College.
Nancy Chaney is out + about editor at ParentMap, a Seattle-based magazine and website serving families in the greater Puget Sound region. Her content areas include outings and activities with kids and family travel around the Northwest and beyond. She is always looking for the next great family road trip, weekend escape with kids or dream destination to share with readers.
Julie Winsel has been the editor at Eugene Magazine for a year and a half. She has an extensive background in publishing and loves having the ability to tell all the stories that Lane County has to offer. She enjoys making new connections in the community and beyond and finding new spots for her and her husband to explore.
Stefanie Loh is the features editor at The Seattle Times. She oversees coverage of food and drink, travel, outdoors and arts and entertainment. Before she joined the features department, Stef served assistant sports editor and sports reporter roles at The Times. Stef loves outdoorsy activities, books, movies and exploring new places through the lens of food. She’s 10 states shy of accomplishing her goal to see all 50 states in the U.S.