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Kim Fredericks

Kim Fredericks


Kim Fredericks is a well-published freelance writer and editor with 15 years of experience covering travel, hotels, design, real estate, and various lifestyle angles for major publications and web sites. She is a regular contributor to LUXURY magazine, a former associate editor and long-time contributor to Robb Report, and a frequent contributor to web sites such as Passported, Jetsetter, and Oyster.

The former Expert to Vacation Homes for About.com, Kim has covered vacation home real estate and travel for more than 10 years. During the real estate boom, she helped launch Showcase magazine, Vacation Homes, Vertical Living, and served as RobbReport.com's real estate expert. Kim has also contributed to Ralph Lauren magazine, Ski's Mountain Home, Fitness, Cowboys and Indians, ForbersTraveler.com, Robb Report Home & Style, and GoodLifeReport.com.

Kim earned a Bachelor of Science in Journalism and English from Southern Illinois University, Carbondale and a Masters in Writing and Publishing from Emerson College in Boston. She is an avid skier, golfer, and outdoor enthusiast. She lives in the NYC Metro area with her husband Victor and Rocky the Jack Russell.


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