Jamie Killin

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Scottsdale, AZ
Arizona State University
Culinary Travel, Southwest Cuisine, Mixology
  • Jamie was one of the first writers for Thrillist Phoenix when the outlet added Arizona to its local coverage.
  • Her favorite interview to date was with "This American Life" host Ira Glass.
  • The Walter Cronkite School of Journalism and Mass Communication recognized her efforts on a story about water conversation with an award.


Jamie has worked as a freelance writer for over a decade, starting with a neighborhood news outlet in Mesa, Arizona called Up Close in 2012. Upon graduating with her journalism degree, she began writing for Thrillist Phoenix as well as a variety of local outlets including PHOENIX magazine and So Scottsdale! magazine. Today, she writes for Business Insider, The Washington Post, Eater, Thrillist, and Wide Open Country. She joined the Alb Media team in 2023.


Jamie has a bachelor's degree in journalism and a master's degree in mass communication from Arizona State University's Walter Cronkite School of Journalism and Mass Communication. She is also an alumna of Barrett, The Honors College at Arizona State University.

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