Seasoned, accomplished and well sourced business reporter. Founder of TravelUpdate.com (July 2014).

USA TODAY staff 2002-2013. Created USA TODAY's influential and now-defunct Hotel Check-In blog. Ex-Miami Herald and Fresno Bee.

Social media expert with 22,700 Twitter followers.

Mom of two boys who fence, obsess over science and play a lot of music. Wife of NPR Music pro who created Alt Latino, the podcast and brand. Music lover. Native New Yawka. Adult gymnast.