Michelle Baran

Michelle Baran, a former senior editor at Travel Weekly, has reported on destinations from the Egypt Revolution to Colombia shedding its cocaine past, social issues such as disaster tourism and poorism. Her cover story about the challenges and opportunities facing the growing number of women who travel on their own, “Courage and Caution," was a 2014 finalist for a Folio magazine Eddie Award.

Baran received her Masters in Journalism from Northwestern University’s Medill School of Journalism. She lives in San Francisco.

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