Get the inside scoop on the travel media industry from the perspectives of professional travel editors.
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.
A journalist by training and trade, Bend Magazine editor Eric Flowers has been reporting and writing about Bend and Central Oregon for almost two decades. As a freelance writer, Eric’s work has appeared in 1859 Magazine, Oregon Business and The Drake. He is married and has two amazing daughters who believe that he is extremely charming and witty. When he is not writing or editing, you can find Eric on the golf course, at the ice rink or swinging flies for steelhead. Follow him at on Instagram @ejflowers74.