BATW Welcomes New Member

BATW Welcomes New Member

BATW is pleased to welcome San Rafael-based writer/editor Christine Loomis to our organization. We look forward to seeing her at our upcoming meetings and events. Many of you already know Christine through SATW; here’s her CV:

Christine Loomis, Fly Fishing in Alaska

Christine Loomis, Fly Fishing in Alaska

Christine Loomis has been covering travel as a writer and editor for more than 25 years. Most recently she was editor-in-chief of Smart Meetings, where she launched the magazine’s international coverage, wrote about destinations across the country and world in every issue, and wrote the monthly F&B column. Her articles and photos were part of for its entire existence, and she edited much of the site’s family content as well. She was the first travel editor at Parents magazine, continued covering travel at Family Life magazine, and was editor-in-chief of Scientific American’s Explorations.

Christine’s freelance articles, essays and columns have appeared in publications including Endless Vacation, Diversion, AAA’s EnCompass, Orbitz, Roads to Adventure, Copley News Service, San Diego Tribune, Washington Times, and more. She also wrote three travel books: Fodor’s Family Adventures, Around Denver with Kids (Fodor’s) and Simplify Family Travel (Readers Digest). Her essay “Vincent’s Room” was included in the anthology A Mother’s World (Travelers’ Tales).


2016-11-13T14:26:57-07:00Apr, 2014|BATW News, New Members|4 Comments


  1. KM Apr 1, 2014 at 7:48 am

    Now, that’s a resume! Welcome in, Christine

  2. Carol Canter Apr 1, 2014 at 1:20 pm

    Delighted to have you join us, Christine — and thanks for giving my daughter Nicole her first paid writing assignment at 10 years of age! The $25 check stub from Family Life Magazine remains in her scrapbook!

  3. jules older Apr 2, 2014 at 4:46 am

    Welcome aboard!

    jules and effin

  4. Donna Apr 7, 2014 at 11:09 am

    What a stellar career! So glad to see you at BATW events. Great getting to know you.


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