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Travel Mamas Founder/Editor-in-Chief Colleen Lanin has given travel tips in print, online, on the radio, on television, and as a paid video blogger. Below are some of the accolades and awards Travel Mamas has received and the publications featuring Travel Mamas, as well as her writing samples and media appearances.

The Travel Mama is pictured at the top left toasting her fellow White House Travel Bloggers in this spread in Capitol File Magazine (Photo credit: Capitol File Magazine)

The Travel Mama is pictured at the top left at the White House Travel Summit in Capitol File Magazine (Photo credit: Capitol File Magazine)

Travel Mamas Accolades and Awards

The Travel Mama's Television Appearances

  • NBCUniversal television commercials starring Colleen Lanin and her family, promoting Park City, Utah including snow activities, delicious dining experiences, and fun off the slopes
  • The Daily Buzz nationally syndicated morning television program, broadcast in 170 markets throughout the U.S.
  • Better TV nationally syndicated television program, broadcast in 140 markets throughout the U.S.
  • Fox5 San Diego News: How to Travel with Children
  • KUSI Good Morning San Diego: Hope Telethon Preview (featuring The Travel Mama and family)
  • CBS Daytime Tri-Cities
  • CBS San Diego KFMB News: Travel Tips with the author of The Travel Mamas' Guide
  • CBS San Diego KFMB News: How to Keep Mama Happy on Vacation
  • CBS San Diego KFMB News: Tips for Romantic Getaways WITH the Kids
  • CBS San Diego KFMB News: Five Tips for Traveling with Kids
  • ABC 13 The Morning Blend Las Vegas

Travel Mamas Founder Colleen Lanin on The Daily Buzz

  • ABC News WSET News Lynchburg-Danville-Roanoke
  • NBC WVTM News Birmingham-Anniston
  • Fox 43 News Central Pennsylvania
  • CBS 10 News Tampa Bay
  • ABC 12 KDRV News Medford-Klamath Falls
  • UPN KTVD News Denver
  • NBC 10 WAVY News Norfolk Portsmouth-Newport
  • FOX Daytime at Nine KABB San Antonio
  • CBS 12 KSLA News
  • CBS News WMBD Central Illinois
  • KCTU 43 Kansas
  • Kansas Information Network News – 38 affiliates in Kansas
  • NBC Valley News KVLY Fargo-Grand Forks
  • KTXD 47 News Dallas-Fort Worth

Travel Mamas Founder Colleen Lanin giving tips for traveling with kids on Fox 5 News San Diego

The Travel Mama's Radio Appearances

  • KGO 810 AM San Francisco
  • WCCO Radio Minnesota
  • Real Parenting, CFAX 1070 AM in Victoria, B.C.
  • CJAD 800 AM, Quebec's most popular English-speaking radio station
  • The Art of Potential on North Carolina's 1360 WCHL
  • CJAD 800 Montreal Radio
  • KJAY 1430 AM Sacramento
  • WNEW Radio FM Washington
  • KPQ Radio FM Seattle-Tacoma
  • WFIN Radio AM Toledo
  • WCHE Radio AM Philadelphia
  • WTLC Radio FM Indianapolis
  • KLTF Radio AM Minneapolis-St. Paul
  • WDIS Radio AM Philadelphia
  • KCMN Radio FM/AM Colorado Springs-Pueblo
  • WOCM Radio FM Salisbury
  • WAMV Radio AM Roanoke-Lynchburg
  • WYYZ Radio AM Atlanta
  • WXBR Radio AM Boston
  • WBEV Radio AM Milwaukee
  • WESB Radio AM Buffalo
  • KSAL Radio AM Wichita-Hutchison
  • WSAT Radio AM Charlotte-Gastonia
  • WLKF Radio AM Tampa-St. Petersburg
  • WGNU Radio AM St. Louis
  • KSIS Radio AM Kansas City
  • WBNR Radio AM New York
  • WSCC Radio FA Charleston
  • WJJM Radio AM Nashville
  • KMA Radio AM/FM Omaha
  • WFIN Radio AM Toledo
  • WYRQ Radio FM Minneapolis-St. Paul
  • WXGM Radio FM Norfolk-Portmouth-Newport
  • WBES Radio AM Columbus
  • WICH Radio AM Hartford/New Haven
  • WAMV Radio AM Roanoke-Lynchburg
  • Holiday travel tips on Military Travel Talk Radio
  • Healthy Voyager Radio Show
  • The Sky Steward's Radio Show
  • Transformed Travelers radio program
The Travel Mama is available to speak to parenting groups about how to travel with babies and children

The Travel Mama speaking about how to travel with babies and children at a Bump Club and Beyond event in Chicago (Photo courtesy of Bump Club and Beyond)

The Travel Mama's Speaking Engagements

Travel Mamas Featured In

The Travel Mama's Ongoing Writing Gigs

Other Articles Written

The Travel Mama's Vlog Appearances