Travel Weekly names Jeri Clausing senior editor, tours and river cruises

Travel Weekly has named veteran journalist Jeri Clausing senior editor for tours and river cruises. She will continue her role as luxury editor.  

Clausing has been covering tours and river cruises on a temporary basis since August, replacing Michelle Baran, who resigned to join Afar. 

Jeri Clausing

Clausing's vast range of experience includes a previous stint with Travel Weekly from 2007 to 2011 as hotels editor. She has also covered government in Austin, Texas, for the Dallas Times Herald, served in various editorial capacities with the Associated Press, covered technology policy for the New York Times and was executive editor of Ziff Davis' largest technology trade publication, Interactive Week. 

"Jeri Clausing is an exceptional journalist," said editor in chief Arnie Weissmann. "I'm delighted she'll continue to serve readers with the kinds of compelling, insightful reporting they have come to expect from her and the Travel Weekly staff."

Editor Rob Fixmer added: "Jeri's return to Travel Weekly brings back her unique blend of energy and creativity to our editorial mix."

Clausing will be based in Albuquerque, N.M., but expects to be traveling often while covering her beats.

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