Kaitlyn Yarborough

Kaitlyn Yarborough, Assistant Editor and Writer for Southern Living
Title: Associate Editor
Education: University of Georgia
Location: Austin, Texas
Expertise: Travel, Culture, Lifestyle, Beauty

Part of the Southern Living team since 2017, Kaitlyn Yarborough is a Georgia native living in Austin, Texas, who covers a wide variety of topics for both the magazine and website, focusing on culture and lifestyle content, as well as travel in the South.

She hopes to inspire your travel bucket list with her features on road trips through Texas Hill Country, bourbon tours in Kentucky, and the best beach getaways on the Gulf Coast.


Kaitlyn Yarborough has 5+ years of writing experience and now covers Southern travel, culture, and lifestyle for both digital and print formats. Kaitlyn has traveled extensively throughout the South and contributed features that highlight places to go, what to do, and where to eat while exploring the region. She earned a B.A. in Journalism at the University of Georgia with a focus in magazine writing and completed a program in Prague that honed her travel writing skills.


She earned a B.A. in Journalism at the University of Georgia.

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