Mia Taylor is a journalist and writer with more than 20 years of experience.
She has worked for one of the nation’s largest newspapers, leading financial news websites, magazines, digital marketing agencies, Fortune 500 corporations, travel companies, tech start-ups and international non-profit organizations.
Mia has a graduate degree in journalism and media studies and while working toward her advanced degree won a prestigious fellowship to spend a semester studying the use of new technology in journalism at KPBS, the San Diego affiliate of National Public Radio. She was part of a team of reporters from KPBS who won a 2010 Walter Cronkite Award for Excellence in Journalism. Her blog post for KPBS about the salaries of California County Supervisors also won a third place award in the San Diego Press Club’s 2010 Excellence in Journalism Awards.
Currently, Mia is a senior staff writer for TravelPulse, where she covers the business of travel, environmental issues tied to travel, breaking travel news and more for the national website. She is also a regular contributor to Cheapism.com and Credit.com. In addition, her work appears on MSN Travel, MSN Money, USA Today, and Yahoo Finance and has appeared in The Boston Globe.
In 2016, three of Mia’s travel articles, written for TheStreet.com, received awards from the North American Travel Journalists Association, including a gold first place award for her story about the cruel treatment of elephants in the travel industry.
A cancer survivor, Mia also created a blog about battling cancer as a single mother.