VIA Contributors

Behind every VIA article there's an intrepid reporter risking sunburn on an exotic Tahitian cruise, indigestion on San Francisco's best food tours, and over-exfoliation in the West Coast's most relaxing spas. These are the men and women who lived to tell the tale.

Deborah Kay

As an editor at New Woman, CosmoGirl!, and Health, Deborah Kay covered just about every beat in the realm of women’s magazines—psychology, health, relationships, sex, and careers. Since relocating to San Francisco five years ago and having two children in two years, Debbie’s focus has shifted to lighter (and more family-friendly) subjects like beauty, travel, and parenting. A couple of cross-country trips with her toddlers and she was inspired to research the best kid-friendly spots in airports throughout the West.

Currently the San Francisco stringer for Allure, Debbie regularly covers the Bay Area beauty scene for the magazine. Her writing has also appeared in Marie Claire, Cosmopolitan, Travel + Leisure, Luxury SpaFinder, Fitness, and on