Lilit Marcus is a Travel Producer for CNN Digital Worldwide. Based in Hong Kong, she is responsible for editing and reporting on travel news and trends in the Asia-Pacific region. She began her role with CNN Travel in New York and relocated to Hong Kong in 2019.
Before joining CNN in 2017, Marcus was a senior contributing writer at Conde Nast Traveler in New York City. Her freelance writing has appeared in publications including Vogue, The Atlantic, the Wall Street Journal, Vanity Fair, Elle, and Buzzfeed.
Marcus’ work has been recognized multiple times. In 2019, the CNN feature series “Once in a Lifetime” was nominated for a Webby for Best Online Film & Video (Travel) and she was also part of the CNN team nominated for a 2018 James Beard Award for her work on the “Family Meal” video series. Her team at Conde Nast Traveler won a Webby for Best Online Film & Video (Travel) in 2016.
Marcus is also the author of Save the Assistants: A Guide for Surviving and Thriving in the Workplace, which was published by Hyperion. She is a graduate of the University of North Carolina at Greensboro. She is a native speaker of English and American Sign Language and is fluent in French.