Alyssa Pinsker is an award-winning writer, editor, influencer, and writing/storytelling coach. She helps connect and coach writers, editors, publicists, and businesses to place their stories in top-tier media using her insider information, contacts, templates, mentorship, expert editing, decades of experience, and her own publishing templates and formula. She is featured in Roy Stevenson’s “Rock Star Travel Writers” guide as one of the top 15 travel writers in the world.
She writes about luxury travel, food, women, wellness, relationships, faith, and tech. She has written features and reviews for BBC Travel, Cosmopolitan, Fodors, Business Insider, Time Out New York, New York, xoJane, BUST, Frisky, New York Post, New York Daily News, New York Press, Huffington Post, Forward, Paste Magazine, Sherman’s Travel, Bravo.com, Chevrolet and more.
Pinsker was also a commentator for places such as Huffington Post Live and the BBC World Service, and is currently a lifestyle editor for Doorsteps.com and contributor for Business Insider; and has covered Dubai, the Solomon Islands, the Caribbean, India, Australia and more.
She is in Wikipedia for coining the phrase “hipster hassids” in 2007 in her debut same-titled article which made the cover of the New York Post and was twice anthologized and syndicated. Her book anthologies include The Hope, edited by Menachem Creditor and The Best Advice in Six Words: Writers Famous and Obscure on Love, Sex, Money, Friendship, Family, Work, and Much More, edited by Larry Smith. She is a proud PEN America member and former ASJA Scholarship recipient.
Her brand, Girl Gone Global ®, has over 30,000 social media followers with a combined verified Twitter and Facebook. She established partnerships worldwide with multiple companies including Visit Snowmass, Epic Pass, Vail Resorts, Visit Florida, Visit Grand County, Visit Grand Lake, Ski Utah, Hotel Armstrong Fort Collins, The Natural Place MedSpa, multiple beauty brands, Visit Temecula California, Bahia Principe Tulum and more. She was a professional model and talent at Bicoastal Models (NYC and LA) from 2013-2018.
She has performed for The Moth, Story Collider, How I Learned, Franklin Park Reading, Freerange Nonfiction Reading Series, and others. She performed comedy at the Broadway Comedy Club, Gotham Comedy Club, and others. She has taught writing and storytelling at the JCC of Boulder, the Boulder Writing Studio as well as privately.
Ms. Pinsker was an English as a Second Language teacher for over ten years. She taught English in Switzerland at The International School of Zug and Luzern, in Japan with the Japan Exchange and Teaching Programme, in Ukraine, in Philadelphia, and in New York. Ms. Pinsker taught ESL French, Special Education, and English Literature in “inner-city” institutions in New York City as a New York City Teaching Fellow, a highly selective program that fast-tracks teachers for professional licenses at high-needs institutes while simultaneously earning their required Master’s degrees in Education. She holds a permanent professional license as an ESL Teacher in New York State.
Pinsker earned a Master of Science in Education in Teaching English as a Second Language from Long Island University, Brooklyn, New York. In addition, she earned credits toward a Creative Non-Fiction Master of Fine Arts degree from Sarah Lawrence College. She also attended NYU, mediabistro, and The New School in New York City for writing, media, and publishing training.
As part of her writing coaching work and PR work, Ms. Pinsker acquires access for clients via her exclusive journalist database, the GGG Comm. 21K LIST, of 21,000 top-tier writers and editors for clients to pitch to the correct editor and for her public relations business clients to gain visibility and media attention via article pitching and placement.
Contact Alyssa by booking a free 30-minute consultation at calendly.com/girlgoneglobal for coaching and mentoring services of the pitch-to-publish process, editing and copywriting public content, ghostwriting, and publishing templates and formulas.
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