Hannah Lott-Schwartz is an award-winning lifestyle journalist with more than a decade of editorial experience. She has been passionate about covering travel ever since her first international assignment took her to a sleepover atop the tallest Mayan temple in Belize on the eve of the so-called Mayan Apocalypse. Since then, she’s contributed stories to numerous publications, including National Geographic Traveler, Fortune, Travel + Leisure, Hemispheres, Time, Sierra, The National, Yoga Journal, Delta Sky, Robb Report, Endless Vacation, NBC San Diego, Southbound, Georgia Travel Guide, Aspire, San Diego Magazine, Boston Magazine, and Atlanta Magazine. In addition to lifestyle journalism, Hannah also specializes in copywriting (tech, commercial, consumer, B2B), copyediting, proofreading, editor-writer relationships, team management, and social media.

• 10+ years of journalism experience
• Former senior editor at Yoga Journal
• Former associate editor/producer and on-air reporter at NBC7 San Diego's local music platform, SoundDiego
• Former assistant editor at The Improper Bostonian
• Received a master’s degree in publishing and writing from Emerson College
• Received a bachelor’s degree in English and writing and editing from the University of California, Santa Barbara

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