About Me…

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I’m Alicia, thrift store junkie, voracious reader and enthusiastic napper. I adore black coffee, craft beer, street food and impossibly fancy pastries, any time, day or night. I collect ideas, passport stamps and giant sunglasses and I love exploring new places, impromptu dance parties and late night conversations.

I’m a freelance writer and photographer who loves tracking down uniquely local stories and immersive, off the beaten path travel experiences in the Midwest and around the world. I’m based in West Fargo, North Dakota, but I’ll follow a story wherever it takes me.

I’ve covered North Dakota travel for Delta Sky and AAA Living Magazine written about Midwestern travel and craft beer for Matador Network. I’ve reported on breaking news for Thomson Reuters and my photos have appeared in USA Today and in North Dakota Tourism promotional materials.

I’m the travel and fashion editor for Area Woman Magazine and I’m also the primary contributor and photographer for both sections. I cover and photograph regional art, local business, fashion, community and cultural events for The Extra, High Plains Reader, The Red River Promoter and The Good Life Men’s Magazine. Additional clips are available upon request.

I also use over fourteen years of marketing, advertising, public relations, social media management and copywriting experience to help small businesses and organizations interact with their customers in fun and relevant ways.

Want to collaborate, show off your art or tell people about your business or event? Comment here or email me at alicia (at) prairiestylefile.com.

Prairie Style File — what’s beautiful and what’s next, from North Dakota and beyond.

63 thoughts

  1. Hi Alicia,
    Alicia,
    Great site! I heard you on the radio tonight and thought I would drop you a line. You helped my company with advertising a few years ago. I look forward to reading your travel blogs as I’m always interested in finding new places to take my family.
    Craig
    High Plains Water

    1. Hi Craig!
      How wonderful to hear from you! I hope you, your family and your business are doing well. I have such good memories of exploring Valley City when we worked together and I’ve been lucky enough to have more adventures there since then. Thanks for reading and for reaching out. I hope you’ll find lots of ideas here! And feel free to comment below the posts or get in touch with me on social media if you and your family discover a cool spot. My best tips pretty much always comes from readers.
      Happy travels!
      Alicia

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