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Sunday, May 6 • 8:45am - 9:45am
From Blogger to Travel Editor: How to Break into Professional Travel Writing

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What does it take to become a professional travel journalist? Can a travel blogger become a travel writer? Travel Editor Nikki Vargas straddles the line between travel blogging and travel journalism. In this candid presentation, Nikki will share actionable tips on how to break into travel writing, use journalist tricks to improve your own travel blog, and get paid well for your work.

What you can expect to learn:
  • The differences between travel blogging and travel journalism
  • Real journalist tricks that can be used to enhance one's own writing and reporting
  • Tips on breaking into travel writing and getting paid for your writing

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Nikki Vargas

Travel Editor, The Pin the Map Project
Nikki Vargas is a Travel Journalist with bylines in Vice, Roads & Kingdoms, Food & Wine, INSIDER Travel, Matador Network, The Huffington Post and more. Previously, Nikki was the Travel Editor of Culture Trip, overseeing US editorial operations for the travel genre. As Travel Editor... Read More →

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Sunday May 6, 2018 8:45am - 9:45am EDT
Montmagny | Fairmont Le Château Frontenac 1 Rue des Carrières, Ville de Québec, QC G1R 4P5, Canada