Our Team

Meet our highly experienced travel writers and editors, from our in-house team in Europe and North America to our handpicked contributors all over the world

Our Expert In-House Team

The in-house team at World Words comprises a select group of content experts with vast experience within the travel sector. Our talented team has created content for some of the biggest travel publications and brands on earth, and we are committed to producing great travel content tailored to the individual demands of our clients.
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Joe Reaney

Founder & Editor-in-Chief

Joe is the editor-in-chief of World Words. Originally from the UK, he has lived in six countries, from Czechia to Nepal, and has travelled to more than 75. As a seasoned writer and editor for the likes of National Geographic, The Guardian, Forbes Travel Guide, The Independent and USA Today, Joe believes the very best travel content works for the client and the reader alike.

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Andrew Copestake

Managing Editor

Andrew is the Managing Editor at World Words. Now in London, he has previously lived in Spain and Indonesia and explored over 70 destinations on five continents. A former travel editor at GT Magazine, he also writes for the likes of Insight Guides, Time Out, British Airways and Hotels.com. He works closely with clients and writers to ensure our content is always spot on.

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Eilidh McCabe

Senior Content Editor

Eilidh is a senior content editor with World Words. Currently based in Glasgow, she’s previously resided in China and Germany, and still loves exploring Europe, Asia and beyond. Eilidh has years of experience as both a copywriter and editor for big-name publishers like Expedia and HarperCollins. She now works with the editorial team to deliver high-quality content to our clients.

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Samantha Wilson

Staff Content Writer

Samantha’s a staff content writer at World Words. She has previously lived in Spain, China, Israel and Honduras and explored far and wide, from Alaska to Palau. She is now based in beautiful Somerset. Having written for big travel clients like Princess Cruises, Thomas Cook and Bradt Guides, Samantha now works on articles, guides, website copy and more for World Words.

Our Global Contributors

Along with our in-house team, we have hand-picked travel journalists and copywriters based all over the world. Every one is a seasoned writer for the likes of Lonely Planet, Wanderlust, Mr & Mrs Smith and TripAdvisor. And they live across continents, affording World Words unbeatable on-the-ground insight, whatever the destination.