Beebe Bahrami

Ocean City, NJ USA

Professional Experience

I am a writer, editor, and copyeditor. I research and write books, magazine articles, and for the web. My background, in addition to writing and editing is in cultural anthropology. I was the editor-in-chief of the archaeology and anthropology magazine, Expedition. I also have worked as an ethnographic consultant, further enhancing my skills a strong writer and a solid researcher. I would love to work creatively and collaboratively on a freelance per project basis as a writer, editor adn researcher. I ahve particular geographic expertise in writing on France, Spain, Portugal, Morocco, Germany, England, and the USA. Topical specialities are travel, food and wine, outdoors and adventure, spiritual, and cross-cultural writing and editing.


9 Years
27 Years
10 Years


9 Years
27 Years
13 Years


Academia Teaching
10 Years
Book Publishing Consumer
13 Years
Magazine - Large Consumer/National magazines
10 Years

Total Media Industry Experience

13 Years

Media Client List (# assignments last 2 yrs)

Pennsylvania Gazette (10+)

Corporate Client List (# assignments last 2 yrs)

Design Science Consulting (10+), Ethnographic Insight (6-10)

Other Work History

Editor, Expedition magazine; Book author with National Geographic, Paulist Press, DestinWorld Publishing, Michelin; Research Associate with the Penn Museum's European section; Locations scout for indie film company, Bardas Films

Foreign Language Skills

Spanish, French, Farsi, some basic skills in Arabic, Occitan, and Portuguese



Computer Skills

Word, Excel, Photoshop, PowerPoint, some Illustrator, Quark, and InDesign, and Final Draft.


MACBook, digital camera

Work Permits & Visas

USA Citizen


Samuel Hughes, Senior Editor, The Pennsylvania Gazette: Matthew Falcus, Director, DestinWorld Publishing, Karen English, Executive Editor, The Pohly Company, James Mathieu, Chief of Staff to the Williams Director at the Penn Museum: Gregory Hubbs, Web Editor, Transitions Abroad,


Bronze in 2013 for Funny Travel and Silver and Gold in 2012 for Travel & Transformation and Women's Travel in Travelers Tales/Solas Press Best Travel Writing Contest; Essay, Grinding Saffron, in The Best Women's Travel Writing 2010 (Travelers Tales/Solas Press); Runner-Up Winner, 2008 Travel Narrative Writing Contest (Feasting in Fez) Transitions Abroad; Second Place, Memoir Writing, Philadelphia Writers Conference, 2006; Second Place, Magazine Writing, Philadelphia Writers Conference, 2006; Fulbright Grant to Morocco, 1992-1993


American Society of Journalists and Authors