Marcia Frost


  • Marcia Frost lives in central Illinois and has traveled extensively throughout the Midwest as a travel writer and photojournalist since 2008.
  • Frost appears regularly as a travel expert on "CI Living," a CBS-affiliate television program based in Central Ilinois.


Marcia Frost is a former travel writer for Tripsavvy. For two years she was a regular contributor specializing in travel in the Midwest U.S.

Since 2014, Frost has been on television as a travel expert for CI Living, a lifestyle program on the CBS affiliate in central Illinois. 

Frost began writing about travel in 2008. She has been published extensively in print and online including Midwest Living Magazine, The Daily Meal, Travel Hoppers, USA Today, Worn Luggage, Huffington Post, Michigan Avenue, Insider Abroad Magazine, Pennyhoarder, Girls Getaway, Hipmunk, Yahoo!, Urban Expressions, EHow, Los Angeles Confidential, Gotham, and Air Tran. 

She writes travel stories for online blogs and

Earlier in her career as a tennis journalist, she traveled all over the country. It was during those years that she learned firsthand about getting around different cities in the Midwest, visited the attractions, and learned about the individual culture of each destination. 


Frost has a bachelor’s degree in journalism from Long Island University Post (C.W. Post campus) in Brookville, New York.

Awards and Publications

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