Jackie is a freelance food, drink, travel and design writer. After leaving her native New York and her former career in finance, she relocated to San Diego, where she's currently enjoying living and writing by the beach and going to Mexico as much as she can.
Her work has appeared on the web and in print at: AFAR, Roads & Kingdoms, New Worlder, Life & Thyme, Thrillist, Well+Good, The Infatuation, San Diego Magazine, Contract Magazine, Harper's BAZAAR.com, The Independent, Long Island PULSE, Modern Luxury San Diego, Modern Luxury Interiors California and Pacific San Diego Magazine, among others. Currently, Jackie is a contributing writer at Eater San Diego, an Editor-At-Large at Salt & Wind and also writes a monthly column, dedicated to drinks, for Ranch & Coast Magazine. Previously, she was the Lifestyle Editor at JustLuxe and the Editor at Luxury Living International.
Additionally, Jackie writes copy for a variety of businesses, which span real estate marketing, charity, event planning and travel. She is a graduate of Connecticut College; a member of the Society of American Travel Writers, North American Travel Journalists Association, Society of Professional Journalists and the San Diego Press Club; and a 200-hour registered Hatha yoga teacher. She also curates and designs small group trips to Spain, Italy, Mexico and California for Salt & Wind Travel.
Since May 2017, Jackie has been working with Salt & Wind to design and execute small, curated trips to Baja California, northern Italy, Barcelona/Costa Brava and California. If you think that sounds like something you'd be interested in, please click HERE so you can check it out. Please click here to see snaps of our first Baja trip and here to check out our stacked swag bags.