To many, the word “listicle” is a filthy, vile thing. It signifies the destruction of journalism and the rise of the low-attention span. But publishers—and, more importantly, audiences—love listicles. And they’re right to love them. There are a lot of reasons listicles are a pretty great device for communicating incredible travel content—10 reasons, to be precise. In this sessions, we’ll break it down, point by point, and you’ll learn how to pitch them, when to use them, and why to love them.
Jeremy Tarr is the digital editorial director of Fodor’s Travel, the iconic 83-year-old travel brand. Based in Los Angeles, he oversees a diverse group of opinionated and well-journeyed editors, who collectively produce a wide range of daily travel coverage. Jeremy also oversees the quarterly tent-pole articles, including the annual Go List and No List, the Fodor’s Finest Hotel Awards, and the Fodor’s Travel Awards. Fodors.com won the People’s Voice Webby for Best Travel Site in 2019.
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