Welcome to Destination Tampa Bay. Destination Tampa Bay contributors offer the leading information to support Tampa Bay as the ideal destination for entertainment, sport, and other recreational activities. At Destination Tampa Bay, we aim to help all visitors and locals to the area get accurate information about the various events, sporting activities and tourist attractions that can be found in the area.
Destination Tampa Bay covers a broad range of information that can be helpful to you, whether you reside in the area or you are visiting it for the first time. We have some great people helping to bring this information to you! Here is a little information about the contributors to Destination Tampa Bay and Destination Publications:
Meet Chris Kuhn- Contributing Writers
Chris Kuhn is a freelance writer, editor and blogger who lives in the Tampa suburbs with her husband and a rambunctious Shih Tzu. She is a frequent contributor to area print and online publications and previously served as editor for a local women’s publication. A graduate of Florida State University, Chris has been published nationally and written two books, her most recent, an anthology celebrating public art as a central focal point for storytelling across various Florida communities including Tampa. Chris loves exploring area museums, art galleries and parks and is on a mission to locate a a good Thai restaurant in every corner of the Tampa Bay area.
Meet our New Restaurant Contributor: Pat Brooks
Since her early childhood and through a career in television and radio, Pat has always loved to write. Her media career began as a producer/host at Tampa’s WEDU television station, followed by news reporting, anchoring and air personality with Q105’s legendary Q Morning Zoo with Scott Shannon and Cleveland Wheeler. Since 2002, she has worked from her own recording studio as a voice artist and is a voice for animal welfare whenever possible.
Published works include magazine and newspaper features on auto racing, travel, animals and poetry. She also has authored two children’s books, Miss Marble’s Backyard Critters and the upcoming Miss Marble’s Extreme Adventures. Pat Brooks was restaurant feature writer for Tampa Bay’s Best and Destination Tampa Bay magazines.
“It seems many of life’s best times take place around the table, savoring food, conversation and laughter, making even the simplest meal memorable,” our new writer says. “As Destination Tampa Bay’s online dining correspondent, experiencing a variety of restaurants and writing about them will be a labor of love.”
Meet Heather Miller-Nature Photographer and Writer
Meet Shawn LaFata-Sports Writer
Meet Jackie McCallum-Editorial Director
Meet Mimi Alonzo-Art Director
Meet Bonnie Walters-Founding Member
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