Bailey Berg is a journalist who splits her time between Colorado and Alaska. She’s currently serving as Associate News Editor at AFAR but occasionally freelances for other publications. Her byline can be found in The New York Times, The Washington Post, National Geographic, The Guardian, Conde Nast Traveler, Travel + Leisure, Lonely Planet, Atlas Obscura, Vice, Men’s Journal, GQ, Huffington Post, Slate, Roadtrippers, Architectural Digest, U.S. News & World Report, and many more. She’s particularly passionate about stories concerning travel, sustainability, the outdoors (and the gear that makes it more accessible), and conservation successes.
She’s also created content for brands, including Alaska Pacific University, Alaska Native Tribal Health Center, Alaska Regional Hospital, and First National Bank of Alaska, among others.
Bailey grew up in Wisconsin and attended Drake University in Des Moines, Iowa, where she triple majored in News/Internet Journalism, Magazine Journalism, and International Relations. Before going freelance, she did social media for Alaska Pacific University, served as a reporter for Alaska Dispatch News and Wisconsin State Journal, and spent a year teaching English and newspaper basics to 250+ students at a university in Guilin, Guangxi, China.
When not interviewing sources or writing articles, she can be found exploring art galleries, sampling the latest beers from craft breweries, hiking with her dogs, and planning her next adventure (at present, she’s been to 83/195 UN recognized nations and hopes to spend time in all of them within the next decade).