Pamela Skillings

Pamela Skillings

  • Pamela is a long-time resident of Manhattan who wrote about the borough for eight years
  • Author of "Escape From Corporate America"
  • Featured by The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, and Newsweek


Pamela Skillings is a former writer with TripSavvy. She is an author, journalist, entrepreneur, and a die-hard New Yorker. She has lived, worked, and played in Manhattan for more than 15 years. Throughout her eight years writing for TripSavvy, she wrote many articles about living and traveling in the fast-paced borough.

Pamela is the author of the Random House book "Escape from Corporate America" and a part-time journalist. She specializes in writing about her passions, which include the diverse topics of job interviews, career change, and life in New York City. 

Pamela spent more than 12 years as an executive for major New York-based companies before starting her own New York-based job coaching company, Skillful Communications. She has been recognized as one of the top job interview coaches in the country and has been featured by The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, Newsweek, "20/20", and "The CBS Early Show". She has also served as an adjunct professor for NYU, teaching courses in leadership and executive coaching.


Pamela graduated from New York University with an honors degree in journalism. She earned certifications in adult career development and coaching from New York University. 

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About TripSavvy and Dotdash

TripSavvy writers are on-the-ground experts — they speak the local language, know how to catch their city’s tram, train or bus, and definitely have tabs on the best of everything in town, from cocktail to kids’ menu. And since the world changes every day, your travel guide should, too. Our dedicated team of editors is regularly reviewing our library to perform updates on thousands of articles per month. If you see something that doesn’t seem up to date, please let us know by emailing us at

TripSavvy is part of the Dotdash publishing family. For more than 20 years, Dotdash brands have been helping people find answers, solve problems, and get inspired. We are one of the top-20 largest content publishers on the Internet according to comScore, a leading Internet measurement company, and reach more than 30% of the U.S. population every month. Our brands collectively have won more than 20 industry awards in the last year alone and, most recently, Dotdash was named Publisher of the Year by Digiday, a leading industry publication.

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