Authentic Asheville's Media Kit - Caroline Whatley + Erin McGrady

Media Kit

Authentic Asheville Media Kit

We are freelance writers, photographers and content creators. Scroll down to see a list of the brands we have worked with.

Adventure Sports Network

The gateway to adventure sports and outdoor lifestyles.

Road Trips


Food and Drink

Van Life


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:

Instagram features from major brands:

  • Nation’s Vacation (Aramark)
  • Huffington Post
  • Runners World
  • REI
  • Polaroid
  • Adventure Sports Network
  • TOPO Designs
  • Hipcamp
  • Tiny Atlas Quarterly
  • Westin Hotels
  • Visit Arizona
  • Nathan Hydration
  • Forsake
  • Local Adventurer
  • Wedge Brewing Co.


BLACKRAPID – The world’s most trusted camera straps

Nations Vacation – a collection of activities, experiences, and places to stay within some of America’s greatest National Parks and protected lands. To learn more about our expedition, head on over HERE.

#teampixel – @googlepixel Ambassadors

Interested in working with us? We are open to opportunities for brand collaborations such as sponsored posts, reviews, and giveaways.

Interested in being a guest on our blog? 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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