Podcast 13 – Emma Thomson

Travel journalist, Emma Thomson, has won many awards following her passion for travel and adventure. Here she talks to Newton & Coe about her expeditions, writing for National Geographic, photography and much more.

Emma Thomson is an awarding Scottish travel journalist. She has been hooked on all things ‘travel’ since the age of 14, when she would sneakily rip pages out of ageing copies of National Geographic in the school library to add to her travel scrapbook. 

Years later, she has followed her dream and is just as passionate about travel, working as a full-time freelance travel journalist since 2011, after spending six years as Commissioning Editor at respected guidebook publisher Bradt Travel Guides. 

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By Chris Coe

Chris is a professional photographer, and the founder of Travel Photographer of the Year. He has been working as a professional photographer since 1992, shooting both editorial and advertising photography, and has published over 50 books. He lectures on and teaches photography, mentors and is a competition judge.