Renee Brincks – San Francisco Journalist, Writer and Editor

Hello! I’m Renee Brincks, a writer and editor based in San Francisco and Iowa.

You’ll find my work in National Geographic Traveler, BBC Travel, United Hemispheres, Endless Vacation, Via, the San Francisco Chronicle, Alaska Airlines Beyond, Where San Francisco and the Des Moines Register, among other outlets. I’m also a Travel Weekly contributing editor and a former San Francisco editor for

I typically cover travel, culture, community and food. During 13 years as a full-time freelancer, I’ve written front-of-book and feature articles about engaging destinations, luxury resorts, parks, local beer, small farms and people with great stories.

Here are links to my recent print and online articles and a few of my favorite pieces, plus more about me.