Spencer Spellman

Spencer Spellman is a writer, photographer, and brand strategist with over a decade of experience specializing in travel, tech, and the outdoors. His projects have included writing copy and shooting photos for publications including Outside, Sunset, Travel + Leisure, Los Angeles Times, Yahoo, and Time Out, to implementing content strategies for major brands like Anheuser-Busch, Expedia, and Vail Resorts. At Expedia. Spencer worked as a member of their PR communications team for three years, developing social media and content marketing campaigns and serving as editor-in-chief of their award-winning blog. Prior to going freelance in 2007, Spencer was a brand director for Sonoma County Tourism and an interactive content editor at 10Best (now USA Today). He has lived and worked up and down the West Coast, but he now calls Portland home.

• 15+ years of experience as a writer, photographer, and brand strategist
• Worked on award-winning social media campaigns for Expedia
• Bylines in Outside, Sunset, Travel + Leisure, Los Angeles Times, and more
• Received a bachelor's degree in philosophy from Western Carolina University

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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