Jamie Hergenrader, Commerce Editorial Director
Jamie Hergenrader, Commerce Editorial Director

Jamie Hergenrader

Jamie Hergenrader is the Editorial Director of commerce content at Travel + Leisure where she oversees the site's travel product recommendations and reviews as well as the product testing efforts. She has nearly a decade of experience writing and editing travel and lifestyle content for print and digital publications, such as T+L, TripSavvy, Women's Health, Glamour, and more. Jamie is currently based in Seattle, Washington, and is always planning her next adventure. 


Before joining T+L, Jamie managed the commerce team at TripSavvy. Prior to that, she was the senior editor at TripSavvy where she led several editorial initiatives, such as editing and curating the site's comprehensive travel guides, while also contributing several pieces of her own, including destination guides, personal essays, and reported features. Before TripSavvy, Jamie was an editor at Women's Health where she covered travel, health, and lifestyle topics, including writing and editing for the ASME-nominated "Discuss!" section of the magazine.  

Jamie continues to seek out opportunities for further education in areas related to travel. In 2021, Jamie received a Professional Certificate in Sustainable Tourism from the Global Sustainable Tourism Council to gain a deeper understanding of travel's impact on the environment. She's also currently studying French to broaden her language skills.  Jamie graduated with a Bachelor of Journalism, a Bachelor of Arts in Spanish, and a minor in Business from the University of Missouri in Columbia.