Kira Turnbull

Kira Turnbull is a freelance photographer, writer, and social media content producer who splits her time between New York City and London. Kira previously worked as a photo editor for Travel + Leisure, where she spearheaded “The Carry On” series and photographed stories in Paris, Tulum, and the Bahamas. She later joined J Public Relations, where she honed her visual skills while also developing editorial calendars, brainstorming hashtag strategies, and fostering connections with top travel influencers. In 2019, she founded KT Creative, a company that offers creative strategy and photography services to hospitality brands.

• 10+ years of experience working as a photographer
• Received a certificate in magazine publishing and digital media from New York University
• Received a bachelor’s degree in art history, criticism, and conservation from Connecticut College, with a minor in English literature

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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