Lonely Planet lets go of editor at large Modak

Sebastian Modak, editor at large at Lonely Planet has been let go from his post. His tweet reads: “In early ’21, I was recruited to introduce ambitious digital longform/multimedia storytelling. Sadly, a decision has been made to deprioritize that kind of content moving forward. “Now, I’m excited to work on some passion projects I had […]

Lonely Planet is looking for travel writers

Know the Amalfi Coast inside out? Looking for new writers to work with Lonely Planet about this region. Ideally, you should be living there or travelled it extensively in the last 18 months. ABOUT THE COMPANY Ever since company founders Tony and Maureen Wheeler stapled together their first guidebook after an epic trip across Asia, […]

Arizona Republic reporter Yeager departs

Melissa Yeager, consumer travel reporter at The Arizona Republic will be leaving to join the Lonely Planet as a senior editor, helping shape the publication’s online travel news coverage. She previously worked at the Sunlight Foundation in Washington D.C. as a senior staff writer. She was also an investigative reporter at KSHB-TV in Kansas City […]