I have almost 30 years of award-winning journalism experience, beginning in newspapers before moving into magazines, online sites, guidebooks and apps. I covered everything from nuclear power plants to local government before moving toward creative lifestyle, food, parenting, gardening and travel features that interest me the most.
- First place, newspaper article; honorable mention, photojournalism, 2016 Mark Twain Awards, Midwest Travel Writers Association.
- Second place, newspaper travel feature on a U.S./Canadian destination, Society of American Travel Writers (SATW), Central States, 2013.
- Third place, action photography; honorable mention for U.S. scenery and for food photography reflecting local cultures, SATW, Central States, 2012.
- Third place, Newspaper feature-international, SATW, Central States 2011.
- Third place, Past meeting location photo; third place, humorous photo; SATW, Central States, 2011.
- First Place, Other (New Media), Mark Twain Awards, 2008.
- Third Place, Newspaper feature, Mark Twain Awards through Midwest Travel Writers Association, 2007.
- Second Place, Photojournalism, Mark Twain Awards, 2004.
TEACHING & SPEAKING
Contact me if you’re interested in public speaking on family travel, ways to save money while traveling, cultural travel, travel writing or working successfully (and sanely) from home.
I also teach classes on memoir writing, creative writing, journaling and sketchbooking.
Lisa Meyers McClintick
Freelance Travel Writer/Photographer
St. Cloud, Minnesota