Gwen McClure

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Gwen McClure is an American journalist living in Auckland, New Zealand. Before moving to the bottom of the world, Gwen lived in New York, and she grew up in Portland, Oregon. In between, she studied French in Paris, France, interned at a newspaper in Johannesburg, South Africa, taught English on Jeju Island, South Korea, and traveled extensively through Asia and Europe. For more than a decade, Gwen has been a journalist. Now, she produces a nightly current affairs show and documents the highlights of New Zealand for publications including Travel + Leisure, Departures, and Celebrated Living, among others.

• 10+ years of experience working as a journalist
• Received a master’s degree in journalism from CUNY Graduate School of Journalism
• Lived in South Africa, France, South Korea, Australia, the U.S., and New Zealand

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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