Life Needs the Caribbean

Breno Sisnando,

Carolina Cardona, Senior Editor, Miami Herald Media Company

Born in Puerto Rico, Carolina Cardona is a Caribbean native who finds inspiration in our islands' fascinating places, stories and people. Since 2001, Carolina has specialized in both national and regional travel, fashion, culture, entertainment and lifestyle publications for both English and Spanish-language markets, with a strong focus in the affluent Hispanic and millenial demographic and the Greater Miami, Beaches and Caribbean regions. Carolina has a Bachelor of Arts in English Literature and a Master's Degree in Comparative Literature and has focused her studies in British and Caribbean literatures and cultures. Carolina is currently a Senior Editor for HCP/Aboard Publishing, a custom-publishing company and content agency that specializes in Caribbean and International content in both print and digital platforms. HCP/Aboard Publishing offers everything from strategic planning and concept development to copywriting, editing, photography and graphic design, as well as digital magazines, website development, printing and domestic and international distribution. HCP/Aboard is a subdivision of the Miami Herald Media Company, the most credible and dynamic source of news, information and innovative marketing solutions in South Florida.

Meagan Herrin, Intern, Miami Herald Media Company

Meagan Herrin is a Georgia-born writer and editor exploring Miami. She currently contributes digital content to various Caribbean tourism blogs, including Experience Bermuda, Our Jamaica and Caribbean Travel. Meagan will graduate with a Bachelor of Arts degree in English from Florida International University. She is currently interning at HCP/Aboard Publishing, a custom publishing company and content agency that specializes in Caribbean and international content in both print and digital platforms.

Vanessa Martin, Associate Editor, Miami Herald Media Company

Vanessa Martin is a Miami-bred writer and editor with a passion for creating digital content. Specializing in travel, food, fashion, entertainment and arts and culture, she has contributed to a number of print and online publications, including the Huffington Post, Ocean Drive, Miami New Times and Table & Travel, among many others. Most of her work caters to a hip demographic who want to know where to go and what to do. Vanessa holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in history from Florida International University. She is currently an Associate Editor for HCP/Aboard Publishing, a custom-publishing company and content agency that specializes in Caribbean and International content in both print and digital platforms. HCP/Aboard Publishing offers everything from strategic planning and concept development to copywriting, editing, photography and graphic design, as well as digital magazines, website development, printing and domestic and international distribution. HCP/Aboard Publishing is a subdivision of the Miami Herald Media Company, the most credible and dynamic source of news, information and innovative marketing solutions in South Florida.