Carrie Mitchell on Muck Rack

Carrie Mitchell

Los Angeles
Writer, Multimedia Correspondent and Digital Host — Freelance
Covers:  Travel, Culture, Style

Founder @Sondercomms. Storyteller, Producer, Writer. Podcast Host @Laventuretravel. Activism & Travel Fan.

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Biography

As a writer, multimedia contributor and host (TV, digital, podcast), I cover travel, culture and style. Current podcast host of "Suitcase Sojourn" & co-founder of the podcast collective, L'Aventure Travel Media. Have contributed editorial to: Huffington Post, Conde Nast Digital, Hello Giggles...

What was your first job as a journalist?

I got to write a beauty product recap during my internship with Seventeen Magazine. Does that count?

Have you ever used a typewriter?

Not since grade school typing lessons (I just dated myself)

How is social media changing news?

Faster consumption, growing appetite for content from readers. Media needs to engage, but remain cautious.

Travel + Leisure SMITTY

2014 - social media
Travel + Leisure SMITTY award for Individual Hotel Social Media of the Year. Run by myself + assistant for the famous Beverly Wilshire (Pretty Woman) Hotel in Beverly Hills.

Four Seasons Pinnacle Award

2013 - PR & Social Media
Four Seasons Pinnacle Award “Best in Class” for Public Relations & Social Media (Americas) for individual hotel.