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Bruce Wallin

Editorial Director

Since joining CurtCo Robb Media in 2003, the editorial director Bruce Wallin has led the development and production of more than 200 issues of Robb Report and ancillary publications, including Robb Report Luxury Resorts, which he founded and launched for the company in 2007. Wallin began his career in publishing in 1994 as a cofounder and editor of Trip, a national magazine for adventurous young travelers. As the editorial director at CurtCo, he has represented the company as a speaker at travel and media conferences and has served frequently as an expert source on luxury travel for newspapers, websites, and television and radio programs.

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