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JackieJackie Sheckler Finch has been a newspaper reporter, editor and photographer for most of her adult life, mostly in New England and Indiana. She became a Hoosier when she moved from Massachusetts to become city reporter for The Herald-Times in Bloomington, Indiana.

Now the Homes and travel writer for The Herald-Times, Jackie also has written more than 20 travel guidebooks for Globe Pequot and freelances for multiple newspapers and magazines, along with being a USA Today 10Best writer. She also is a blogger for GoNOMAD and a cruise blogger for All Things Cruise and Crown Cruise Vacations.

Associated Press Mark Twain
Associated Press Mark Twain Award

First place & other awards from:

Associated Press Managing Editors
Hoosier State Press Association
Midwest Travel Journalists
National Federal of Press Women
Society of Professional Journalists
Society of American Travel Writers
Women’s Press Club of Indiana
Mark Twain Travel Writer of the Year 1998, 2001, 2003, 2007 and 2012
2016 Bradshaw Travel Article of the Year, SATW Central States