Leila Najafi

Leila Najafi

expertise
Travel
currently
Quality Team Fact Checker
education
UCLA, Loyola Marymount University

Highlights

  • LA-based travel and lifestyle writer, editor, and fact checker covering travel rewards programs, destination guides, personal finance, and more.
  • Featured and published in Nerdwallet, NBC News, 10Best.com by USA Today, HuffPost, Eater LA, Thrillist, Reader’s Digest, Business Insider, and Tastemade.
  • Experienced on-camera and digital marketer

Experience

Leila Najafi is an LA-based luxury travel and lifestyle writer and editor with over five years of experience covering travel rewards programs, destination and buying guides, and more. Along with serving as a fact checker for the Quality Team at The Balance, Leila's work has been featured in NBC News, Nerdwallet, Thrillist, Fodor's, 10Best.com by USA Today, HuffPost, Eater LA, Reader’s Digest, and Tastemade.

Aside from being a writer, editor, and fact-checker, Leila is also an on-camera host and digital marketer.

Education

Leila received a master of business administration in marketing from Loyola Marymount University.