Vivian Song

Food, travel editor, appear regularly on @yahoo @CTVNews, @MSN @NYDailynews, freelance bylines in NYTimes, Boston Globe, Toronto Star, MSN

Vivian Song
Digital Nomad Journalist Yolanda Evans... On a beach

How to Live Abroad as a Digital Nomad Journalist, According to Yolanda Evans

Evans is the archetypal digital nomad, living out the dream of many travel journalists and writers. Except that while others may hem and haw about buying a plane ticket because of responsibilities like family, mortgages or because they’re risk-averse, Evans is single and adventurous and doesn’t think twice about taking the leap. Here’s how the American freelance writer, now based out of Berlin, has managed to live abroad for years at a time—without relying on a trust fund or a spouse with a steady income.

Lyz Lenz, Cedar Rapids, Iowa

My Career Break: Lyz Lenz

In our latest freelancer profile, writer Lyz Lenz shares how she went from dreaming about a writing career – while holding down a mom blog and marketing job in Middle America – to becoming one of the most respected voices in freelance journalism in the US.

Empathy: A Journalist’s Most Important Tool

At a time when the industry is becoming increasingly automated with reports generated by computer algorithms, the only assurance journalists have for now; the one distinctly human trait that can’t be automated; is the capacity to empathize with a fellow human being and share their story with others.