Erica Bray
A digital marketing pro with storytelling chops.
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Writing-OLD

I'm a reporter at heart. When I'm not assigning stories to other writers, I love pursuing them myself. Click here for a comprehensive portfolio. Highlights are below.

 As Director of Destinations Content for Travelzoo, I managed the editorial, production and product development for the global tourism board business. Among the responsibilities, I wrote more than 300 "Featured Destination" stories and travel news blogs, plus stories for Tribune Media Services syndication.   Travelzoo: Featured Destinations    Ways to Save on Safari    How to Take a Culinary Vacation

As Director of Destinations Content for Travelzoo, I managed the editorial, production and product development for the global tourism board business. Among the responsibilities, I wrote more than 300 "Featured Destination" stories and travel news blogs, plus stories for Tribune Media Services syndication.

Travelzoo: Featured Destinations

Ways to Save on Safari

How to Take a Culinary Vacation

 I parlayed some experiences following an around-the-world travel sabbatical into "hidden gem" travel tips for iExplore readers.   Get Handsy Learning the Art of Massage in Thailand    A Safari for $35 (We Can't Believe it Either!)

I parlayed some experiences following an around-the-world travel sabbatical into "hidden gem" travel tips for iExplore readers.

Get Handsy Learning the Art of Massage in Thailand

A Safari for $35 (We Can't Believe it Either!)

 I collaborated with Orbitz editors on email content marketing campaigns that highlighted travel to different corners of the globe, harnessing my extensive travel knowledge. Spotlights included Beijing, China ("Breaking Beijing"); Auckland, New Zealand ("9 Things We Dare You to Try in Auckland"); London, England ("Hop a Train from London Town"); and Istanbul, Turkey ("Bazaar Shopping Secrets").   

I collaborated with Orbitz editors on email content marketing campaigns that highlighted travel to different corners of the globe, harnessing my extensive travel knowledge. Spotlights included Beijing, China ("Breaking Beijing"); Auckland, New Zealand ("9 Things We Dare You to Try in Auckland"); London, England ("Hop a Train from London Town"); and Istanbul, Turkey ("Bazaar Shopping Secrets").

 

 I penned this first-person story for my alma mater's magazine to inspire others to step out of their comfort zones -- and keep learning.   Becoming Bilingual: A Two-Way Street

I penned this first-person story for my alma mater's magazine to inspire others to step out of their comfort zones -- and keep learning.

Becoming Bilingual: A Two-Way Street

 After a few summers of interning for my local newspaper and radio station, I landed an amazing reporting/writing internship at TIME in New York City. This was my first solo byline for the magazine.   Goodly Gifts   Nonprofits offer gift items to satisfy the Good Samaritan -- and busy holiday shopper -- in us all.

After a few summers of interning for my local newspaper and radio station, I landed an amazing reporting/writing internship at TIME in New York City. This was my first solo byline for the magazine.

Goodly Gifts
Nonprofits offer gift items to satisfy the Good Samaritan -- and busy holiday shopper -- in us all.