Kim Foley MacKinnon, an award-winning journalist, has more than a decade of experience in all aspects of media, from editing to writing to creating content for both print and on-line media.
Currently, she writes two monthly columns for AAA Horizons, writes for the Appalachian Mountain Club (magazine and websites), and works as a Forbes Travel Guide correspondent. She is also a frequent contributor to the Boston Globe, among other publications.
She is working on the 2016 update to the Fodor’s Boston guidebook (she also contributed to the 2014 edition) and contributed to the Time Out Boston guide, due out in 2015. She is eagerly awaiting The Travel Channel Cities Boston app to launch, to which she contributed 100 must-visit places around the city.
Other writing credits include Travel+Leisure, AOL Travel News, Boston Herald, Parents, Boston Parents’ Paper, Global Traveler, DailyCandy, Business Traveller, TravelMuse.com, United Airlines Hemispheres, USA Today, as well as writing guidebooks (see the Books page for info). She is member of the Society of American Travel Writers and was elected to serve as Vice Chair of the Eastern Chapter (2014-16).
Travel, food, family and lifestyle writing are her specialties. Often, her own photos accompany her work.