Tracey Minkin is an experienced journalist who has spent more than 30 years researching and writing about places and people for readers of print and digital publications. She has also worked as an editor at regional and national magazines, as well as an all-digital news site, which makes her equipped to bring a sharp curatorial view and deep curiosity to every project. She moved to Birmingham, Alabama in 2014, where she spent many hours exploring and writing about Southern travel and culture.

• 30+ years of experience covering travel, design, culture, and lifestyle for national and regional print and online publications
• Editorial positions at Coastal Living and Rhode Island Monthly magazines
• Founding features editor at, an all-digital news site in Providence, Rhode Island
• Three-time Lowell Thomas Award-winning editor for general excellence in travel at a non-travel magazine (Coastal Living)
• Featured keynote speaker and workshop leader at Travel Classics travel writing conferences, Great Escape Publishing travel writing, and travel photography workshops
• Contributing author to “Wildsam Guide to the Hudson Valley & Catskills” (2021)

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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