About Spud Hilton

Spud Hilton is the travel editor of The San Francisco Chronicle, where since 2000 he has written about and been hopelessly lost in destinations on six continents, and where his writing and editing have earned seven Lowell Thomas Awards. Spud founded the Bad Latitude travel blog at SFGate.com.

Making Quality Writing Count in New Media


Paraphrasing a very wise SNL character: “If it ain’t one thing, it’s another.” A decade ago, a pair of twenty-somethings at a party asked what I thought about the future of traditional journalism with online media and communication gaining speed, strength and reach. “The Internet,” I said, as if I had half a clue, “is … [Read more]