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Hi, my name is Ann Douglas.

I am an associate editor at Lonely Planet in New York City and a freelance photographer originally from Birmingham, AL. At a very young age, I picked up a pen and a camera and decided that writing and photography would be the most important things in my life. You can learn more about me below.


Washington and Lee University

Class of 2022

Majored in Strategic Communication with minors in French and Studio Art

Magna Cum Laude

Member of the Alpha chapter of Omicron Delta Kappa

Recipient of The Sally Mann Prize in Photography


Editorial and PR writing

Adobe Photoshop, Lightroom, Illustrator, InDesign, Spark, and Premiere Pro


Microsoft Office and Outlook / Google Workspace


Social media: Instagram, Facebook, Twitter, TikTok, Snapchat, Pinterest


Search engine optimization


Digital and film photography

Advanced conversational French


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Lonely Planet

Associate Editor

July 2022 - present

Blue Ridge Outdoors Magazine


Summer 2021

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Starnes Media

Publishing Intern

Sumer 2020


W&L's student life magazine

Editor-in-Chief, Creative Director, Photographer, and Staff Writer

Fall 2018-Spring 2022

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ADL Photography

Personal Photography Business

Fall 2016 - present

Washington and Lee University

Campus Photographer

Fall 2020 - Spring 2022

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