montreal_karaokeI’m Debbie, an arts, travel, and culture journalist living in Atlanta GA. I’ve worked in journalism for more than a decade and have experience as a writer, editor, public speaker, and project manager. I currently work as the Digital Content Strategist for an international nonprofit that fights global poverty. From 2012-2016, I was the Editor-in-Chief of Creative Loafing Atlanta, the city’s award-winning  alt-weekly founded in 1972. In my time as editor, the publication’s work was recognized numerous times by the Association of Alternative Newsmedia, the Association of Food Journalists, and the Atlanta Press Club.

I’ve freelanced for a number of publications including TheGuardian.com, Esquire.com, Fodor’s Travel, and Art Papers, among others. I am the author of Wallpaper* City Guide – Atlanta (2012), a guide to Atlanta focusing on the city’s artistic, cultural, design and architectural highlights. I also speak French and spent some time in Périgueux, France, as a high school English teacher.