Dobrina Zhekova

Title: Contributing Writer
Education: Craig Newmark Graduate School of Journalism at CUNY
Location: Washington, D.C.
Expertise: Luxury Travel, Fashion, Tech, Shopping
  • Dobrina Zhekova is a writer and editor based in Washington, D.C. who covers all things luxury travel, fashion, tech, and shopping.
  • Her writing has appeared on,,,,,, and more.
  • She co-produced a multimedia project that won the Society of Professional Journalists’ National Mark of Excellence Award for Online In-Depth Reporting.


Dobrina moved to New York City from her native Bulgaria in 2010, and after completing her master’s degree in journalism, she started her career at She has over a decade of editorial experience in print and digital media in Europe and the U.S. Her writing has appeared in InStyle, Vogue, Departures, Elle, Harpers Bazaar, Sunset, and more.


Dobrina received her M.A. in journalism from Craig Newmark Graduate School of Journalism at City University of New York.

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