Kristi Eaton

Kristi Eaton
Title: Travel Writer

Kristi is an Oklahoma-based travel and features writer.

She has nearly 15 years of experience in professional journalism and writing.

She has reported from Africa, Asia, Europe, the Pacific Rim and North America.


Kristi Eaton has nearly 15 years of professional journalism experience writing for outlets including the New York Times, the Los Angeles Times and Ms. Magazine.


Kristi received her Bachelor of Arts degree in Journalism from Arizona State University. She studied abroad in Italy during her final semester. She has held fellowships with the International Reporting Project and the Tulsa Artist Fellowship.

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