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Jackie Caradonio

Senior Editor

As a senior editor at Robb Report, Jackie Caradonio oversees travel, sport, spa, and vacation-home coverage. She also contributes regularly to the home and design content in the bimonthly magazine Robb Report Home & Style. Her work as both a writer and a photographer has appeared in publications including Travel + Leisure, National Geographic Traveler, the New York Times, Town & Country, and Afar. Not one to turn down a challenge, she has climbed the 9,000-foot Mount Nimbus in British Columbia, dined on caterpillar in the Congolese village of Mbobo, and cared for a baby alligator in the swamps of Louisiana. A native Texan, Jackie currently lives in Manhattan with her husband and a black cat named Lil’ Frank.

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