Jamie Hergenrader The Balance

Jamie Hergenrader - The Balance

Editorial Director of Travel and Finance
University of Missouri


  • Jamie Hergenrader is the Editorial Director of Travel and Finance for the commerce team at Dotdash.
  • She joined the company in 2018 and has nearly a decade of experience writing and editing for print and digital publications.


Before joining the commerce team at Dotdash, Jamie was the senior editor at TripSavvy where she led several editorial initiatives, such as editing the site's comprehensive travel guides and writing about destinations around the world. Prior to TripSavvy, Jamie was an editor at Women’s Health magazine where she covered health, lifestyle, food, and relationships, and she also worked as an editor for S&P Global Ratings where she published content for the Latin American and Global Markets Intelligence sectors.

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Jamie graduated with a Bachelor of Journalism, a Bachelor of Arts in Spanish, and a minor in Business from the University of Missouri in Columbia.

Awards and Publications

Jamie won two awards in college from the Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication:

  • First place in the category “Consumer Magazine Article: People” for a feature she edited in Vox magazine (2014)
  • Second place in the category “Start-up Magazine Project: Team” for a lifestyle magazine she created with a team of journalism students (2014)