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Our Team

Filed in About Our Writing Workshops by on May 16, 2013

Travel writing workshops in top destinations.Our Experience Makes a Difference

Travel Writing On Location is led by a veteran team of travel journalists, photographers and destination professionals.

For each of our staff and instructors, travel writing is more than just a job, it’s a way of life. In addition to our staff, we work with talented travel journalists and professional tour guides in each destination. (Please see each destination’s workshop details for more info.)


Director & Instructor
Janna Graber

Travel writer Janna GraberJanna Graber is an award-winning travel journalist and editor. She has covered travel in print, online, video and TV for more than 12 years. Her work has appeared in 48 publications, including Parade, Outside, Redbook, Reader’s Digest, The Chicago Tribune and many others.  She was the on-camera host of Frontier Airlines’ Great Escapes.

Janna has extensive experience in online publishing, and has developed — and sold — several travel media sites during the last 10 years.  She is the founder and managing editor at Go World Travel Magazine, an international magazine celebrating world travel.

She serves as the director at Travel Writing On Location. Having received her start in travel writing at a weekend writing workshop many years ago, she is passionate about sharing her knowledge with others. She continues to freelance for numerous outlets and publications. She has lived in the US and Austria, and worked in more than 38 countries — and counting. She is a member of the Society of American Travel Writers (SATW).

Jerome Shaw
Photography Instructor (Santa Fe) Photographer Jerome Shaw

Jerome has been involved in photography for more than 40 years. He is a graduate of the University of Nebraska with a BFA degree in photography and film. He began his commercial photography career in Aspen, Colorado shooting skiing and outdoor recreation before eventually moving to Boulder and Denver where he worked for a variety of travel & tourism clients including: Colorado Tourism, United Airlines, British Airways and Globus and Cosmos Tours.

His work is published in national and international publications ranging from Time Magazine and Outside Magazine to German Geo and The Singapore Strait Times. He is the editor for Travel Boldly and contributes to Examiner, JohnnyJet and Confluence-Denver.

Michael Doliveck (Bali)
Photography Instructor

Michael is both an award-winning photographer and an expert on Bali. Michael was recently named the 2013 Travel Photographer of The Year award by the New York Travel Writers Society. The NYTWS is an international organization comprised of over 850 media professionals in the travel sector. A former art professor for over 17 years, has been coming to Bali for over two decades. Michael will share both his knowledge of photography, as well as his passion for Indonesia and its many hidden wonders. He has written numerous articles on Bali’s culture, art, mysticism, healing and more.

Gina Kremer
Assistant Instructor & Organizer

Travel writer Gina Kremer has an insatiable thirst for adventure that can sometimes get her into trouble. Curiosity has led her to hike 1,400 miles on the Appalachian Trail, tackle the Commando Hike in Maui, and sample a bite of every buffet item during Christmastime in Iceland. Not surprisingly, Gina specializes in adventure travel writing, and has written for a variety of adventure publications. She serves as a canoe guide on her weekends off.

In addition to our staff, each workshop will include local expert travel journalists and travel editors. Please check workshop details for more information.