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Merilee Kern

Luxe Lifestyle Writer | The Luxe List

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About Merilee Kern

Merilee A. Kern is a good life connoisseur who scours the luxury marketplace for new and innovative must-haves and exemplary experiences at all price points - the extreme high end to the affordable. The best of the best across all product, service and travel categories are detailed in her exclusive column 'The Luxe List' that reaches millions of affluent consumers each month through multiple print and online syndication channels. Her complete article archive is accessible online at Follow her Facebook at and/or on Twitter here: Merilee is also a regular on air contributor with XETV Channel 6 (The CW) in San Diego where she serves as a 'gift guru' and consumer product trends expert. She also serves as a national Satellite Media Tour spokesperson (footage archive: Merilee has been marketing and publicizing multi-industry B2B and B2C initiatives since 1994. Over this past decade, hundreds of her articles, news items and interviews have been featured by media outlets worldwide. She is also a highly regarded marketing and PR industry expert source within the media, contributing perspective and commentary to leading media outlets. In addition, Merilee is a published author whose health-related fictional children's book, 'Making Healthy Choices - A Story to Inspire Fit, Weight-Wise Kids' (, earned a coveted iParenting Media 'Excellent Product' award in both 2006 and 2007 as well as acclaim from Oprah's personal trainer Bob Greene and media personality Sally Jessy Raphael. Merilee holds a Master of Business Administration degree with a marketing specialty and a Bachelor of Science degree, both earned from Nova Southeastern University in Fort Lauderdale, Florida. She is currently a member in good standing with Luxury Society, the International Food, Wine & Travel Writers Association, the International Travel Writers Alliance, the San Diego Press Club, and the National Association of Professional and Executive Women (NAPEW).

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