Kendall Cornish

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New York, NY
Columbia University, Wharton School Of Business, University Of Hawaii, Pratt Insititute
Smoothies, Champagne, Steak
  • Kendall's culinary and travel journalism is fueled by her having grown up moving across the world to over 15 locations including Japan, France, Alaska, and Hawaii.
  • While editing for Travel + Leisure magazine, Kendall had the honor of interviewing Massimo Bottura, Patrick Dempsey, and Michael Bublé, among others to introduce their latest retail and product ventures to the public.
  • Kendall is an eCommerce professional with several digital marketplaces of her own, experiences lending to the digital profiles and websites of brick-and-mortar brands, and prestigious certifications in the field.


Kendall Cornish is a versatile writer and editor known for her work in eCommerce, travel, and lifestyle content. With a strong background in SEO strategy, she has made significant contributions to Apartment Therapy Media as the Commerce Franchises Editor, leading the development of successful franchises like The Best List and Personal Shopper. During Kendall's tenure at Meredith Corporation, she played a pivotal role in incorporating Departures into the corporation's commerce affiliate partnerships program and served as Travel + Leisure's first commerce editor. As a freelance writer of over a decade, she has lent to various projects, from ghostwriting memoirs and editing Air Force policy directives to interviewing surfers and artists for an international and bilingual surf culture magazines.


After graduating from the University of Hawaii at Manoa with a B.A. in literature, studying digital arts at Pratt Institute, and existentialist philosophy at the American University of Paris between 2014 and 2017, Kendall went on to graduate from the Columbia Publishing Course in 2018. Most recently, she earned a certification in digital marketing, eCommerce, and market analytics from the Wharton School of Business in 2020.
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