Authentic Asheville Media Kit

Erin McGrady and Caroline Whatley are content creators, freelance writers, photographers and writers. Scroll down to see a list of the brands we partnered with.

  • Google Pixel
  • Made by Google
  • Explore Asheville
  • Huffington Post
  • AFAR
  • Squarespace
  • Runners World
  • REI
  • Polaroid
  • Adventure Sports Network
  • TOPO Designs
  • Tiny Atlas Quarterly
  • Westin Hotels
  • Visit Arizona
  • Lee Jeans
  • Nathan Hydration
  • Forsake
  • Local Adventurer
  • Nation’s Vacation (Aramark)
  • Well Told Designs

Adventure Sports Network

We write and photograph for the online magazine, ASN, which is the gateway to adventure sports and outdoor lifestyles.



Food and Drink

Van Life

ROVA Magazine

The magazine for epic road trips.

  • “Discovering Delmarva” | Adventure Issue #12 | April/May 2019
  • “Ale on Wheels” Adventure Issue #13 | June / July 2019


This is the most widely read style and empowerment website specifically for masculine presenting women and trans-identified individuals.

Local Adventurer

A travel lifestyle blog and one of the Top 5 Travel Blogs in the US and world.

Asheville Trails + Trailful

We test gear and write for one of the top online magazine that highlights western North Carolina’s best hiking, running and backpacking trails.

Huff Post

Asheville Date Night


WNC Woman

Afar Media

Kuju Coffee

Authentic Asheville is proud to have been featured on the following sites:

Huff Post:


Asheville Date Night:

Bon Appetit: Where food and culture meet.

National Geographic: A world leader in geography, cartography and exploration.

Carolina Epicurean: Seasonal food, regional focus.

TOWN Carolina: Art / Culture / People / Style

Columbia Sportswear:

USA Today:

Unico Journal:


WNC Magazine:

Interested in working with us, drop us a line, we’d love to hear from you!

Please contact us for more information.


To learn more about us visit our About page or send us a message at and let’s get the conversation started!

Disclosure Statement:

This is a for-profit blog. All of the opinions are our own but we sometimes work with brands and businesses in exchange for a review. We also sometimes share content that contains occasional affiliate links where we receive a small commission on sales of the products that are linked at no additional cost to you. This helps us keep the content coming and keep the site running.

Thank you for supporting Authentic Asheville and the brands and businesses that make this blog possible!


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