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Andrew Dean Nystrom is an American author, journalist, editor and emerging media strategist.
Prior to joining the Sales departments at Alaska Discovery and Mountain Travel Sobek, Adventure Travel and Adventure Vacations. Explore the World with Mountain Travel Sobek. at www.mtsobek.com Nystrom was a freelance travel writer for Fodor's and Lonely Planet Publications. Lonely Planet Guidebooks at shop.lonelyplanet.com In 2006, he was appointed Americas' Manager by the Australian adventure travel outfitter World Expeditions, based in San Francisco. In January 2007, he was named Senior Producer of the Travel section of Los Angeles Times Interactive (Tribune Company), travel.latimes.com. Travel Deals, Vacations, Reviews, News & Tips - LATimes.com at travel.latimes.com In December 2008, he was named Senior Producer, Social & Emerging Media, for the Los Angeles Times and LATimes.com. Senior Producer for Social Media, Special Projects Editor named - LATimes.com at www.latimes.com In January 2010, he joined Red Bull North America in Santa Monica, California, as the energy drink and media company's lead social media marketing manager.
Nystrom was a regular contributor to the Travels with Lonely Planet newspaper column, distributed in the Americas by King Features Syndicate. Welcome to Torstar Syndication Services at www.tsscontent.ca His photographs and feature stories have appeared in the Arizona Daily Star, Arkansas Democrat-Gazette, Chicago Tribune, Contra Costa Times, Dallas Morning News, Denver Post, Houston Chronicle, Las Vegas Review-Journal, Los Angeles Times, Miami Herald, The Oregonian, San Francisco Chronicle, Salt Lake Tribune, San Jose Mercury News, Vancouver Sun, and on Yahoo! Travel.
Since 1995, Nystrom has contributed to two dozen travel guidebooks and reference titles, covering Alaska, Antarctica, Argentina, Bolivia, California, Chile, Hawai'i, Mexico, the Southwestern United States, the Rocky Mountains, and Yellowstone and Grand Teton National Parks.
Nystrom's non-guidebook credits for Lonely Planet include the Gap Year Book, the Career Break Book, Code Green, The Bluelist, the Middle of Nowhere, and an Experimental Travel essay about the risks and rewards of letting a stranger's dog take him for a walk. His writing has been translated into a dozen languages, including Mandarin, Spanish, French, Italian, Czech, Polish, Hebrew and Korean.
Nystrom has been interviewed as a travel expert by The New Yorker (Tad Friend), Men's Journal (Ethan Watters), USA Today (Laura Bly), the London Sunday Times, LonelyPlanet.com and Rolf Potts.com. As a speaker, he has lectured about adventure travel and travel writing at Stanford University, the University of California and the Book Passage Travel Writers & Photographers Conference.
Nystrom earned a bachelor’s of arts degree in Conservation Geography and Environmental Education from the University of California, Berkeley. Since 2005, he has served as an advisor to the National Geographic Society's Center for Sustainable Destinations. World Heritage Destinations Rated: Panelists @ National Geographic Traveler at www.nationalgeographic.com
In October 2005, Nystrom's Top Trails Yellowstone and Grand Teton National Parks hiking guidebook won the Best Outdoor Adventure Guidebook award at the annual National Outdoor Book Awards, which "honors the best in outdoor writing and publishing." Winners of the 2005 National Outdoor Book Awards at www.isu.edu ISBN 0-89997-368-X, Wilderness Press, June 2005.
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