American Society of Magazine Editors

Jen Murphy

Freelance Writer

Jen Murphy is a freelance writer and editor based in Boulder, Colorado. She was an ASME intern at Food & Wine magazine, where she later spent eight years working in various capacities including travel editor. Jen left Food & Wine to join AFAR magazine as deputy editor and in 2015 set out on her own to freelance. She pens a weekly column, What's Your Workout, for the Wall Street Journal and has written for Condé Nast Traveler, Outside, Esquire,, Gear Patrol, the New York Times and more. She is the editor at the Wildsam New England guide and author of The Yoga (Man)ual. She is an adjunct professor at NYU. Follow her adventures on Twitter and Instagram @jenrunsworld.