Marah Eakin

Marah Eakin Headshot
Courtesy of Marah Eakin

Education

  • Ohio University

  • Marah Eakin has worked in entertainment media for over 12 years. She lives in Pasadena, California with her husband and rowdy twin toddlers.
  • Marah spent over a decade on staff at The A.V. Club before branching out into the freelance world, writing for publications like Vulture, The Ringer, Input, Uproxx, Kindling, USA Today, and Parents.
  • Marah is well-versed in everything from children's literature to The Price Is Right. She's also an avid traveler, both with kids and without. 

Experience

A longtime journalist and media denizen, Marah has been active in the journalism space for about a decade. She spent over a decade with The A.V. Club and has written for publications like Vulture, The Strategist, The Ringer, Input, Uproxx, LitHub, Kindling, USA Today, The Playlist, Parents, and VinePair. She loves food, drink, and travel, and has been all over the world with her husband. She's a consummate bargain traveler, meaning she'll always hope on a $200 airfare to Eastern Europe, just because she's never been there before.

Prior to her journalism life, Marah was a publicist for record labels and artists. 

Marah is a one-time Jeopardy! champion and is a proud member of both the Critics Choice Association and the L.A. Press Club.

Education

Marah holds a Bachelor of Science in magazine journalism from Ohio University, as well as a master's degree in cultural studies in education, with a focus on children's media.

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.

Read more from Marah Eakin