Brian Kelly is the founder and CEO of The Points Guy (TPG), the preeminent voice when it comes to loyalty programs, credit cards and travel. Kelly launched TPG in 2010 during his time as a Wall Street road warrior, where he developed his keen sense for maximizing travel experiences while minimizing spending. Since then, Kelly has grown the company into a powerhouse travel and lifestyle media platform, and through a team of distinguished editors and freelancers that span the globe.
Christian is the General Manager for TPG UK leading the London based team for TPG.
Favorite City: San Francisco
On the list: Vietnam, Chile, Iceland
Scott oversees all of TPG's editorial coverage as well as long-term content planning and special projects. He previously was a reporter, then editor, at The Associated Press and reported for ABC News.
Favorite City: Montevideo
Where to Next: Switzerland, Ecuador, Australia
Kate leads Business Development for TPG, managing relationships with card issuers and various other partners in the finance and travel industries.
Favorite City: Nashville
Where to Next: Japan, Philippines, Australia
Becca is the Director of Marketing and Communications and oversees all PR, events and charitable giving at TPG. She is also the momager of Swisher, The Points Pup.
Favorite City: Tokyo
Where to Next: Maldives, Vietnam, Kenya
Jack leads Paid Media for TPG, overseeing the paid marketing channels we leverage to bring in new users and re-engage our existing users.
Favorite City: Singapore
Where to Next: Bora Bora, Brazil, Italy
Nicky is the Director of Content for and face of TPG UK, and oversees the creation of UK focused content. Nicky spent years as a record-label lawyer and avid traveler sharing his miles and points tips under the guise "Miles Mogul".
Favorite City: Tel Aviv
Where to Next: Turkmenistan, South Africa, Brazil
As Senior Aviation Editor, Ben heads TPG’s growing team of airline reporters and helps shape coverage of airline flight reviews and special aviation data reports. Ben joined The Points Guy in March 2019 after nearly two decades at USA Today, where he was best known for launching the long-running, industry-leading Today in the Sky blog in 2002.
Favorite cities: Berlin, Buenos Aires and Toronto. Ben's also got a soft spot for Buffalo, New York.
Where to next: Aspen, Colorado, and San Diego.
Benét Wilson is the credit cards editor for TPG. Known as the Aviation Queen, she's a veteran aviation journalist who has covered airports, security and the airline passenger experience.
Alberto is the TPG managing editor, running the daily operation of our newsroom. Previously, he was the managing editor of Vice News and worked at Bloomberg and CNN, where he was constantly trying to convince people to do more stories about airplanes. He speaks Italian, French, Spanish and terrible German.
Favorite City: Stockholm
Where to Next: South Africa, Mongolia, Greenland
Clint Henderson worked in broadcast news for more than 20 years -- including stints at ABC News, Fox and MSNBC --before joining TPG in 2019. He’s been to 49 countries and counting, and is currently pursuing status with Delta, Alaska Airlines and Hilton.
Favorite City: Hong Kong
Where to Next: Egypt, Tahiti, Fiji, South Africa
Caitlin is TPG's Social Media Lead, overseeing all paid and organic social media efforts, as well as encouraging community engagement across all platforms. Follow us on social!
Favorite City: Park City, UT
Where to Next: London, Greece, Thailand
As Editor-at-Large, Zach's contributions run the gamut, from articles digging deep on loyalty programs and credit cards to delivery flight coverage to drone photography and much more. Follow his adventures on Instagram and Twitter, @zachhonig.
Favorite City: Tokyo
Where to Next: South Africa, Bhutan, Brazil
As Reviews Editor, Nick is responsible for assigning, writing, editing and publishing the flight and hotel reviews you see on the site.
Favorite City: Buenos Aires
Where to Next: Ethiopia, Tanzania, Jordan
As TPG's Global News Editor, Emily is responsible for coordinating news efforts between the US and UK offices. Got a tip? Share it: email@example.com
Favorite City: Cape Town
Where to Next: Namibia, Mauritius, Chile
As TPG's travel editor, Melanie manages destination coverage and other travel features. Before joining the TPG team, Melanie was an editor at Travel + Leisure magazine, and her work has appeared in Bloomberg Pursuits, Yahoo Travel, Jetsetter and Saveur magazine, among others.
Favorite City: Santiago
Where to Next: New Zealand, Botswana, Myanmar
Victoria M. "Vikkie" Walker fell in love with travel after scoring a $265 round-trip Etihad Airways flight to Abu Dhabi in 2015. Since then, she's visited more than 20 countries by taking advantage of flight deals and using points and miles. Vikkie is a former college journalism professor who now lives in New York City with her pug, Migo.
As a senior editor and head of The Points Lab, Nick works on a variety of content to help you travel as much as possible for as little money out-of-pocket.
Favorite City: London
Where to Next: Colombia, Vietnam, Cambodia
Richard Kerr is a veteran naval officer and founder of the Award Travel 101 Facebook community. He’s one of the foremost experts in points and miles strategy, featured in Forbes, US News, Money Magazine, Kiplinger Personal Finance and presented at #SXSW 2017. Richard has visited over 45 countries, lived in England and Japan, and spends his spare time dissecting loyalty program award charts to maximize the value of points and miles. Richard holds a BBA in International Business and has his wife and two small children in tow for his travels as often as possible.
A travel writer for more than 20 years, Gene now roams the world in search of the coolest cruise ships. He's sailed on more than 150 different vessels operated by 40 lines and spent more than 1,000 days at sea.
Jasmin Baron is TPG's Senior Points & Miles Editor, and was previously Senior Editor at sister site Million Mile Secrets. Growing up in an aviation family, she loved flying so much she became a pilot herself, and had an 18-year career as a flight instructor in her native Canada in addition to working in customer service for two Canadian airlines. She's passionate about using points and miles to introduce her three school-age children to new cultures and cuisines and has traveled with her family to dozens of domestic and international destinations, including Cuba, the Philippines and Japan.
Favorite city: Berlin
Madison covers all things credit cards for TPG. A self-proclaimed adrenaline junkie, her travel bucket list includes swimming with sharks off the coast of South Africa, skydiving in Thailand and cliff jumping in Greece.
Katie has been a contributor for The Points Guy since November 2015, and joined the team full-time in June 2019. After Katie completed her PhD thesis in June 2017, she and her husband JT sold or donated most of their possessions, moved out of their Austin, TX apartment and transitioned to a "digital nomad" lifestyle.
Samantha creates lifestyle, travel and credit-card focused packages and content at TPG. For over two years, she managed TPG's social media strategy and audience engagement efforts. There's a good chance she's talking about how much she loves New Orleans or planning her next meal as you read this.
Zach writes travel and product reviews, oversees special projects and manages TPG's points and miles. Zach has been an avid traveler since 2012, when he first redeemed miles for a last-minute business class ticket to the Middle East. He’s since been to 52 countries, and can’t wait to keep writing about his travel experiences. Some of his top bucket list countries to visit include Vietnam, Azerbaijan, and the Maldives.
Andrea M. Rotondo is a senior travel editor at The Points Guy. She's trailed an orca pod from a skiff in Alaska’s Inside Passage, had an allergic reaction to a cheetah she met at a South African rehabilitation center, hiked the Borneo rainforest to glimpse orangutans in the wild and launched a wish into the sky during Taiwan's Pingxi Sky Lantern Festival. And, she's written about it all.
Favorite City: Paris
Where to Next: Austria, Bryce Canyon National Park, Norway
Hailing from the same hometown as the Wright brothers, Jane works at the The Points Guy to helm coverage of the site on weekends, so that readers never miss a beat on all things travel-related. She’s previously helped run the newsroom at The Daily Beast, Hearst and Tasting Table. While she may not have elite status (yet), she can steer you to the best dining option in any given airport.
Favorite City: Mexico City
Where to Next: Tokyo, Istanbul, Oaxaca
Katherine covers points, miles, travel and credit card news for The Points Guy. She spent a decade working in the tech industry before joining TPG in 2015.
Favorite City: Cape Town
Where to Next: Paris, Oslo, Amsterdam, the Maldives
As a reporter here at TPG, Liz is responsible for covering everything from the daily news and deals to deeper guides and special projects. She also works closely with the social team, so you’ll probably catch her (or her photos) on @thepointsguy's Instagram. Liz has had a passion for travel her entire life. She’s visited 40 out of 50 states, took her first solo Europe trip at 17 and is always on the lookout for her next adventure.
Favorite City: Florence
Where to Next: Australia, Greece, Japan
Zach has been interested in things that go since he was a kid. He previously worked at The New York Times and spent much of his time there covering the aviation industry, including contributing to the paper’s reporting on the 737 Max crisis at Boeing. He grew up in Bethpage, on Long Island, and graduated from Northwestern University in 2013 where he majored in journalism and gender and sexuality studies.
Favorite City: New York – good thing I get to live here!
Where to Next: Australia, New Zealand, Rio, a transatlantic crossing on the Queen Mary II
Edward Russell is the Senior Aviation Business Reporter at TPG. An avgeek at heart, he covered the airline business at FlightGlobal for eight years, and previously covered finance in New York and Hong Kong.
Favorite Place: Oregon
Where to Next: Patagonia, Tibet, Denmark