Tara Massouleh McCay Title: Travel and Culture Editor Location: Birmingham, Alabama Tara Massouleh McCay is the Travel and Culture Editor for Southern Living. A writer and editor with nearly 10 years of experience in producing lifestyle content for local, regional, and national publications, she joined the Southern Living team in 2021.She is passionate about covering anything the South is talking about, whether it's the new season of Sweet Magnolias or the demise of Sister Schubert's beloved sausage wrap rolls. Prior to joining the Southern Living team, Tara worked as an editor for Birmingham magazine.A Birmingham native and graduate of the University of Alabama (Roll Tide!), Tara loves to travel but will always call the South home. Her favorite trips involve climbing mountains and seeking out a city's spiciest foods. About Southern Living Southern Living, a Dotdash Meredith Brand, celebrates the food, homes, places, and culture of the South. We reach 7.2 million readers a month. Our content is written by experienced journalists and fact checked for accuracy. Learn more about us and our editorial guidelines.