In June 2021, Nikki joined the Fodor's Travel team as a full-time editor based in New York City. Her responsibilities include writing for the Fodor's digital site, editing submitted articles, and commissioning stories on behalf of Fodor's digital publication. In addition to her editorial work, Nikki works closely with Fodor's on special projects such as the Fodor's Finest Hotel List and annual Go List.
As the Co-Founder and Founding Editor of Unearth Women, Nikki defined the editorial voice of both the print magazine and digital publication. Combining travel stories with in-depth reporting, Nikki works closely with freelance journalists to shine a light on women's stories around the globe. Up until late 2019, Unearth Women's print publication was an internationally sold magazine available in over 800 Barnes & Noble stores across the USA.
As the previous Travel Editor for The Infatuation, Nikki worked to both define and build out new travel content for the site. Nikki managed the travel team, a pool of international freelancers, and worked on curating restaurant guides to cities around the globe. Unfortunately, her time at The Infatuation was cut short due to layoffs during the Coronavirus global pandemic.
As Places Editor for Atlas Obscura, Nikki managed the Places editorial team and a pool of contributing freelancers. Her responsibilities included managing the editorial team, the editorial monthly calendar and budget, editing and assigning stories to a pool of freelancers, and working closely with the sales team on branded content.
Nikki was a member of the original editorial team in NYC that helped build the Culture Trip company and secure an 80 million dollar round in Series B funding. As Travel Editor, she oversaw US editorial operations for the travel genre of Culture Trip. Her work consisted of editing content from a pool of staff writers based in 40 cities globally. In addition, she worked to co-produce and host the original video series, Hungerlust, which ran multiple episodes that explored the diverse culinary scene of NYC.