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Photo of Jen Murphy

Jen Murphy

Jen Murphy is one of the industry's top travel journalists and most respected fitness writers. She travels the globe in search of under-the-radar-restaurants and untouched ski slopes and surf spots. Her weekly workout column for the Wall Street Journal is one of the paper's most read features.

Expertise: Adventure Travel, Conservation, Fitness, Health, Culinary Travel

Experience: Jen Murphy has spent two decades reporting on travel, food, and fitness. She started her journalism career at Food & Wine as an intern and worked her way up to the role of travel editor. She went on to become the deputy editor at AFAR Magazine and executive editor at Sunset Magazine. Jen has penned a weekly fitness column, "What's Your Workout", for the Wall Street Journal for nearly two decades. She recently started writing a second column, "Anatomy of a Workout", for the Wall Street Journal.

Jen has edited three Wildsam Field Guide editions (New England, Colorado, Hawaii) and is the author of the "Yoga (Man)ual". She travels the globe speaking at conferences including PURE Life Experiences and We are Africa and reporting on adventures ranging from heli-skiing to ice climbing.
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