Darley Newman Wins Travel Writers Association 2013 Travel Television Personality of the Year

February 22, 2013

Equitrekking TV host Darley Newman has been named Travel Television Personality of the Year by the Travel Writers Association, a professional society of travel writers, travel photographers, and, related hospitality industry professionals. 

Seven winners were selected in recognition of their outstanding excellence in travel journalism, photography, publications, television and social media. Winners in this year's competition are: John Lamkin, Lifetime Achievement Award; Ann Lombardi, Travel Radio Personality of the Year; Laurel Robbins, Travel Blogger of the Year; DM Banks, TWA Member of the Year; TR Threston, Travel Writer of the Year; Darley Newman, Travel Television Personality of the Year; and Susan Frost, Travel Photographer of the Year. Winners will be honored at a Black Tie Awards Dinner in August, 2013 in New York City.


"Our winners are superstars in their respective fields," said Ian Cook, CEO of the Travel Writers Association. “We are proud to have some of the best and brightest names in the business associated with our organization, and we congratulate our 2013 Award Winners."

Darley Newman is the three time Daytime Emmy nominated TV host, writer and producer of the Emmy Award-winning TV series, Equitrekking, which broadcasts on PBS and international networks in over 65 countries. Darley travels the world with local people to discover history, diverse cultures, horse riding and adventure. She’s hiked with the San in Africa, horse ridden through the Jordan’s Wadi Rum Desert with the Bedouin and explored the Colorado Rockies with American cowboys. An entrepreneur and award-winning travel book author, Darley combined her passion for travel with her background in television to create Equitrekking. 

"It's an honor to be recognized by fellow travel journalists and media professionals," said Darley. "I'm looking forward to accepting this award at the annual black-tie awards ceremony later this year and, of course, continuing to show viewers stunning nature, history, culture and horses through my exciting global travel adventures with Equitrekking."

Travel Writers Association is a professional, non-profit organization with these goals: 1) Keeping the integrity of travel journalists at a high moral standard; 2) professional and personal growth; 3) Networking with other professionals in travel journalism or travel related businesses. 


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