Ellie Nan Storck

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Ellie Nan Storck is the Travel Editor at Dotdash Meredith, where she edits and writes hotel roundups, rental roundups, reviews, and news.

She graduated from Connecticut College with a BA in English Literature in 2015 and graduated from Dartmouth College with an MA in Creative Writing in 2020.

Ellie Nan was previously an associate digital editor at Departures and before that an editorial assistant at Travel + Leisure. She has contributed to other publications including Saveur, Popular Science, Nantucket Magazine, Bustle, and more.

When she isn't working, Ellie Nan is exploring outside in Vermont, playing with her (perfect) dog, or writing fiction.


Ellie Nan started as the Hotel Editor for TripSavvy in March of 2021, and became the Travel Editor on the Performance Marketing team in September of the same year. Before that, she was an associate editor on the digital team at Departures. Previously she worked as a full-time freelance travel writer, contributing to brands like Saveur, Popular Science, Departures, and Travel + Leisure while earning her MA in creative writing. She began her career at Travel + Leisure in 2015 as the digital editorial assistant, and has been exploring the world ever since. She’s visited over 100 hotels and collects room keys from all the properties she visits.

Ellie Nan currently lives in Vermont, and has previously lived in Maryland, Connecticut, Barcelona, Nantucket, South Dakota, Brooklyn, and New Hampshire. 


Originally from Annapolis, Maryland, Ellie Nan earned a Bachelor of Arts in English Literature and Creative Writing from Connecticut College in 2015. After two years of working in New York City, she moved to New Hampshire to pursue her Masters in Creative Writing from Dartmouth College, where she graduated in 2020. 

About TripSavvy and Dotdash Meredith

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