Giselle M. Cancio

Assistant Assigning Editor  |  Travel rewards, budget travel, credit cards

Giselle M. Cancio is an editor for the travel rewards team at NerdWallet. She has traveled to over 30 states and 20 countries, redeeming points and miles for almost a decade. She has over eight years of experience in journalism and content development across many topics.

She has juggled many roles in her career: writer, editor, social media manager, producer, on-camera host, videographer and photographer. She has been published in several media outlets and was selected to report from the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro.

She frequents national parks and is on her way to checking all 30 Major League Baseball parks off her list. When she's not on a plane or planning her next trip, she's crafting, reading, playing board games, watching sports or trying new recipes.

She is based in Miami.

  • Education: B.S. in journalism and mass communication from Florida International University, B.S. in early childhood education from Florida International University, M.A. in sports journalism from Arizona State University
  • Awards: Society of Professional Journalists’ Mark of Excellence Awards: Television Sports Reporting, Circle of Excellence Gold Award: Communications | Advocacy/Issue Campaigns, Circle of Excellence Bronze Award: Communications | Media Relations
  • Organizations: National Association of Hispanic Journalists
  • Previous experience: Editor at Red Ventures, Social media manager at FIU, Reporter at Arizona PBS, Assignment desk editor at CBS

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