Ashley is the managing editor at Roadpass Digital and the former senior editor at SmarterTravel. In addition to her writing and editing contributions to SmarterTravel.com her stories have been featured online at USA Today, NextAdvisor with TIME, Digital Trends, Business Insider, Tripadvisor, Huffington Post, Charlotte's Got A Lot, Jetsetter, as well as other publications. She's also appeared on radio shows like NPR's Weekend Edition Sunday and made frequent appearances on SmarterTravel's YouTube and social media channels. She was named one of the top travel writers to follow in 2020 by The Crowdfunding Formula and is an active member of SATW (Society of American Travel Writers) and TravMedia.
In addition to writing and editing, Ashley has experience in organic social media strategy, planning, management, and analytics. She was responsible for driving more than 1.6 million organic referral visits annually to SmarterTravel.com.
Ashley graduated from Boston University's College of Communications with a bachelor's degree in journalism and a minor in psychology. She's currently based in Charlotte, NC, and is an M.A. candidate at UNC's Hussman School of Journalism and Media.
Covers: Outdoor travel, destinations, travel gear, wellness, food, lifestyle, sustainability, travel tips, reviews, how-tos, travel planning, travel budgeting, value travel, travel news, sustainability, cruise, overtourism, luxury travel, and more.
Skills: SEO, editing, affiliate ecommerce writing, branded content, social media content and management, video production, voiceover recording, photography, basic HTML, WordPress, Adobe Creative Cloud, Canva, and Google Analytics (certified).