Harriet Baskas

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Seattle-based journalist Harriet Baskas writes about airports, general travel, museums, and a wide variety of other topics (many offbeat) for outlets that include NBC News, USA Today, CNBC.com, Runway Girl Network, and others. She is also the creator of the StuckatTheAirport.com blog.

Harriet is the author of seven books, including Hidden Treasures: What Museums Can’t or Won’t Show You, and is currently working on a post-pandemic guidebook to Seattle. She has created award-winning radio documentaries on topics as varied as early cowgirls, unusual museums, aging boomers, and the Seattle World’s Fair for National Public Radio and regional public radio stations. She has a Master of Communications degree from the University of Washington and has served as general manager for three community radio stations in Oregon and Washington.