Jamie Hergenrader

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Lives In

New York, New York

Education

  • University of Missouri

Jamie Hergenrader is the Editorial Director of Travel and Finance for the commerce team at Dotdash. She joined the company in 2018 as an editor for TripSavvy and has nearly a decade of experience writing and editing travel, health, and lifestyle content for print and digital publications.

Experience

Before joining the commerce team at Dotdash, Jamie was the senior editor at TripSavvy where she led several editorial initiatives, such as editing the site's comprehensive travel guides and writing about destinations around the world. Prior to TripSavvy, Jamie was an editor at Women’s Health where she covered health, lifestyle, food, and relationships, including for the ASME-nominated "Discuss!" section of the magazine. Her work has also appeared in Glamour, Alive (St. Louis), and Denver Life.  

Jamie is currently based in New York City and uses every chance she gets to board a plane or a train to explore somewhere new, likely seeking out a day hike, brewery, or other excuse to be outside.

Education

Jamie graduated with a Bachelor of Journalism, a Bachelor of Arts in Spanish, and a minor in Business from the University of Missouri in Columbia.

She has a Professional Certificate in Sustainable Tourism from the Global Sustainable Tourism Council.

She’s currently studying French.

Awards and Publications

Jamie won two awards in college from the Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication:

  • First place in the category “Consumer Magazine Article: People” for a feature she edited in Vox magazine (2014)
  • Second place in the category “Start-up Magazine Project: Team” for a lifestyle magazine she created with a team of journalism students (2014)

About TripSavvy and Dotdash

TripSavvy, a Dotdash brand, is a travel site written by real experts, not anonymous reviewers. You’ll find that our 20-year-strong library of more than 30,000 articles will make you a savvy traveler—showing you how to book a hotel the whole family will love, where to find the best bagel in New York City, and how to skip the lines at theme parks. We give you the confidence to spend your vacation actually vacationing, not fumbling with a guidebook or second-guessing yourself. Learn more about us and our editorial guidelines.

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