Award-Winning International Travel Expert and Editor-In-Chief of TravelGirl Magazine Stephanie Oswald
STEPHANIE OSWALD, Editor-In-Chief of TRAVELGIRL Magazine, Award-Winning International Travel Expert
Segment Description:There’s nothing more American than hitting the open road with the windows down, the music up, and a cooler full of goodies in the backseat.
Millions of Americans are expected to pack up and hit the road for some travel time this summer. However, if you’re dreading yet another summer road trip, don’t despair! From how to get the best accommodations and stay healthy on the road, to what to pack and how to keep the kids occupied in the car, our nationally recognized travel expert Stephanie Oswald has helpful insider tips and trends to make summer road trip ravel a breeze.
Travel Girl Steph will share her insights on some of tips and trends to make summer road trip ravel a breeze.
She can discuss the following:
She is available to discuss:
She is available to discuss:
• Road Trip Planning Tips-Before You Go and On The Road
• Road Trip Smarts: What everyone should know
•Roadside Accommodations: What You Should Know
• Hottest destination trends
• Ways to Save and Best Deals
•Eating on The Go-Snacks/Food and Beverages
•Health and Safety Tips-Medicine and Emergency Kits
•Entertainment on the road –Games and Gadgets How to make the hours fly by
•Road Safety Tips-dealing with weather
•Car and Road Trip Check-up Checklist
•Transportation-Car/Van Rental Tips
In addition, Stephanie welcomes viewer questions, LIVE or e-mailed to her ahead of time. Stations with specific viewer questions should send them to firstname.lastname@example.org and include your station’s location and ID.
SUGGESTED INTERVIEW QUESTIONS:
How To Choose The Best roadside accommodations
• What are the top 5 LOCAL AND NATIONAL road trip destinations
• How can I get some perks and discounts leading into my trip?
• What are easy ways to relieve some of the stress that comes with traveling?
• How can I make the most out of my travel budget?
• Where can my audience find more information?
More About Stephanie Oswald:
As the Editor-in-Chief of travelgirl magazine, a Web Correspondent for The Weather Channel, and seasoned travel correspondent for CNN, she has reported on everything from stress-relieving spa treatments and unique escapes around the world to the human side of a hurricane. She is the co-founder of travelgirl — the first national travel magazine to launch after the events of 9/11. The travel and lifestyle publication was chosen by industry leader Mr. Magazine as one of the “most notable” launches of 2003. Oswald is a native New Yorker who spent 13 years globetrotting as CNN’s travel correspondent and host of the weekend program, CNN Travel Now. In 2003, she also launched a groundbreaking series called The Weather Channel Road Crew that showcased the “fun” side of weather. In 2004, she filed written and audio reports during Hurricanes Ivan and Jeanne as the very first Web Correspondent for Weather.com. As anchor and correspondent for CNN Travel Now, a weekly program on worldwide destinations, travel trends and cuisine, Oswald specialized in adventure travel, filing reports from Europe, South America, Asia and the Caribbean. One series took her into the depths of Papua New Guinea for a rare and eye-opening look at the Huli Wigmen. Her reports also appeared on CNN Headline News, CNN in-flight programming for Delta Air Lines, CNN International and the CNN Airport Network. Immediately after 9/11, she filed human interest stories on the crisis for CNN, and covered the impact on the travel industry during live studio reports on CNN Headline News.
Stephanie’s website (www.travelgirlinc.com)