Sarah Beckham

Sarah Beckham is an expert on Austin, Texas, her hometown and booming travel mecca. Whether sussing out Austin’s best breakfast tacos or taking a dip in the city’s best hotel pools, Sarah’s articles will lead you in the right direction. As the former editor of the Austin American-Statesman newspaper, Sarah has covered events, fitness, and wellness topics, and led the coverage of the South by Southwest. She has also written lifestyle, travel, and wellness articles as a freelance writer for Travel + Leisure, The Spruce, Austin Way magazine, Scary Mommy, and The Mid. Sarah held a professional-in-residence position at The University of Texas at Austin, coaching students in writing, reporting, and journalism. As a content marketing writer, she’s worked with several businesses, including real estate brokers, career coaches, startups, and nonprofits. Sarah received a bachelor’s degree in communications from Berry College.

• 20+ years of journalism experience in newspapers and magazines
• Professional-in-residence at The University of Texas at Austin
• Received a bachelor’s degree in communications from Berry College

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