The Editor’s Council provides editors with opportunities to expand their skill sets through in-depth and insightful professional development, as well as to connect with and learn from colleagues from major travel publications around North America



The SATW Editors Council includes members who oversee travel-related content: editors of newspapers, magazines, books and websites, freelance travel editors under contract, self-employed editors managing websites and other travel products, and entrepreneurs providing travel information to the public.

Council Officers

Chair, Melissa McGibbon
First Vice Chair, Roger Rapoport
Second Vice-chair, Bailey Berg
Treasurer, Jan Butsch Schroder
Secretary, Cindy Richards
Immediate Past Chair, Lydia Schrandt

Upcoming Events


2023 Editor’s Council meeting: TBD

Council Information

To learn more about the Editors Council, please contact council chair Melissa McGibbon.