Kim Fredericks is a well-published freelance writer and editor and former Writer/Photographer for Oyster.com. Specializing in destination travel, hotel reviews, health and fitness, and real estate and design, Kim’s recent articles have appeared in Luxury magazine, Reader’s Digest, Oyster.com, and Passported.com.
The former Expert to Vacation Homes for About.com, Kim has covered vacation home real estate and travel for more than 10 years.
As an associate and contributing editor for Robb Report, she helped launch Showcase magazine, a publication that covered real estate trends and emerging luxury residential and vacation home markets. In 2000, Showcase evolved into Vacation Homes, a publication that was considered a staple for those looking for vacation home real estate. In addition to contributing numerous articles to Vacation Homes, she served as RobbReport.com’s real estate expert. At the height of the real estate boom, she helped launch Vertical Living, a publication that focused on the lifestyle of high-rise living.
Kim has also contributed to Ralph Lauren magazine, Jetsetter.com, Ski’s Mountain Home, 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.
An avid skier, golfer, and outdoor enthusiast, Kim enjoys writing about adventure travel. She’s surfed in Mexico, skied glaciers in New Zealand, hiked 14,000 foot peaks in Colorado, para-sailed off mountains in Wyoming, and cruised China’s Yangtze River and the Peruvian Amazon.