Renee Blodgett

Renee Blodgett

San Francisco, CA

  • Travel
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Renee is the founder and managing editor of We Blog the World, an online luxury travel and adventure magazine and network that specializes in “Transformative Travel”, where Luxury Travel and Adventure meet. She has curated a savvy and passionate group of travel and lifestyle writers from around the world to provide content on every continent. Aimed at discerning travelers who want a taste of where luxury travel and adventure meet, Renee is a master at storytelling. The site educates while giving a sense of discovery for all your senses – offering a diverse range of coverage from food/wine, wellness, fashion, gear, and health to style, adventure, cruises, safaris, cultural experiences & events. She manages the site’s reviews, from hotels/resorts, spas and retreats to health and wellness experiences, adventure travel, food/wine, events and cultural experiences. The site also covers cruises, safaris, unique tours, luxury experiences and does product reviews – from tech, mobile, fitness and photography to style/fashion and gear. Renee has lived in 11 countries and traveled to over 85, giving her a unique understanding of cultural nuances and how they can transform your life. She was ranked #12 Social Media Influencer by Forbes for two years in a row and #6th most influential woman in social media also by Forbes. She was selected as one of the top Bay Area Digital Leaders by the United Nations, named a Top 10 Social Media Mentor by Women Online Magazine, one of the Most Powerful Women in social media by CEO World Magazine, was Shorty Awards Business Influencer Finalist & served as a Smitty Awards Judge for Travel & Leisure Magazine. She is also listed as a top 150 Biz & Tech Journalist by AlwaysOn. Additionally, she is co-curator of TEDxBerkeley, one of the largest TEDx events in the country and spearheaded editorial & social media for TEDxUNPlaza, the only TEDx event held at the United Nations. Renee has a personal blog which has won a couple of awards, and authors columns on both Huffington Post and BlogHer where she writes about travel, technology, wellness, social media, adventure, health and food. She is prolific on social media with over 100,000 followers on Twitter alone. We Blog the World has over a 1.04 million reach on Twitter, a 44,000 following on Instagram, 35,000 on Facebook and a presence on Google+ (67,000 circles), Pinterest and YouTube.
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