Katie Jackson

Katie Jackson is a Montana native who moved to New York City at age 18 to study marketing and cultural diversity. She began her career interning at Time Warner Cable's NY1 News and the largest newspaper in the Hamptons before working at a PR firm, where she became the first employee in the company’s history to book herself on TV (NBC LA, Fox NY, ABC Chicago) and represent clients (American Express, Keurig, Sketchers, Dyson, Airbnb) in a two-minute live segment. Katie later moved to Nicaragua to work for a Condé Nast Top Traveler Specialist. She continued to explore her love of travel by spending two years globetrotting across five continents while contributing to major media outlets and freelancing as a media relations strategist for clients like Rent.com, Godiva, and Sweet Earth Foods. Today, you can find her bylines in USA Today, The Sunday Times, Esquire, Outside, New York Post, and Travel + Leisure, among others.

• 8+ years of experience working in media, marketing, and public relations
• Received a bachelor’s degree in marketing from St. John's University, The Peter J. Tobin College of Business


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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