Carlye Wisel is a reporter who visited Walt Disney World on a whim and basically never left. A leading theme park journalist, she specializes in translating interesting and unexpected Disney stories to super fans and stunned bystanders alike.

Expertise: theme parks, Disney, Universal, amusement parks, unique travel experiences.

Experience: Carlye Wisel has covered every inch of America's theme parks for outlets like The New York Times, Bloomberg, TIME, Travel + Leisure, and dozens more with uniquely reported stories on everything from the sisterhood of "Disney Brides" to secret ride soundtracks.

Her podcast, Very Amusing with Carlye Wisel, has become a smash hit for effortlessly fusing reporting and theme park humor with the biggest global theme park trends and news stories. And, as the go-to magazine reporter for all things Disney, Carlye also co-authored a DK Eyewitness Florida guidebook, writes a weekly column at SYFY and actively breaks news on her social media accounts, @carlyewisel.

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