Jen Murphy headshot
Jen Murphy headshot

Jen Murphy

Jen Murphy is a fitness enthusiast and outdoor lover who splits her time between Boulder, Colorado, and Maui, Hawaii. Her assignments are rooted in her passion for adventure and involve thrilling pursuits including heli-skiing in Alaska and kitesurfing in Madagascar. She's constantly seeking out unforgettable food experiences around the globe and looking to shine a spotlight on conservation-minded hotels and travel outfitters.

* 20+ years of experience as a columnist for The Wall Street Journal, where she pens the "What's Your Workout" fitness column
* Former staff editor at Food & Wine
* Author of "The Yoga (Man)ual"
* Editor of "Wildsam Field Guides: Hawaii" and "Wildsam Field Guides: New England"
* Former adjunct professor at New York University's journalism school
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