Christie Calucchia

Christie Calucchia is a writer, editor, and digital strategist with five years of experience in the fitness, travel, and lifestyle spaces. She graduated from Loyola Marymount University with a bachelor’s degree in humanities and worked as a gallery guide in Los Angeles and a media intern at LA Fashion Week. Christie embarked on a freelance career in 2016, contributing to publications such as Real Simple, InStyle, People, MyDomaine, and Travel + Leisure. In this role, she covered lifestyle topics like home tours, culture, career, travel, and celebrity news. As an ecommerce editor for Dotdash Meredith, Christie handled content and strategy for publications like Real Simple, Southern Living, Better Homes & Gardens, and Martha Stewart Living. Today, Christie is the full-time news editor for Shape magazine and spends her free time competing in marathons, sipping cappuccinos, and lounging on the beach.

• 5+ years experience as a writer, editor, and strategist
• Received a bachelor’s degree in humanities from Loyola Marymount University

About Travel + Leisure

Travel + Leisure, a Dotdash Meredith Brand, is a top travel media brand with a mission to inform and inspire passionate travelers. Our expert team includes a network of hundreds of writers and photographers across the globe, all providing a local eye on the best places to stay, eat, and explore. We reach an audience that takes 76 million round trips annually, offering valuable travel tips, ideas and inspiration, and products you need to get you to your destination — whether it’s a small town or big city, beach or lake, national park or theme park, road trip, cruise, or long-haul flight, and everything in between. Learn more about us and our editorial process

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