Nia Martin is Seattle magazine’s lifestyle editor. She loves fashion, design and the passion that goes into the creative process. A resident of Seattle since 2008, Nia has lived in many places around the country and the world, including Atlanta, New York and Cairo.
For the past five years, she has worked as a writer, editor and photographer, contributing to both local and national media, most recently as contributing editor for Seattle Bride magazine and Bride Ideas guide, and as associate editor of the Wisconsin Bride web site. Additionally, she has worked on projects for Destination Hotels, The Write Life magazine and the journal Review of Middle East Studies.
A graduate of Smith College, she also holds a certification in narrative writing and photography from the Hellenic International Studies in the Arts in Paros in Greece and a master’s certification in film & video production from the Seattle Film Institute. She continues to build her photography portfolio with her side business, Nia Takes Photos.
Nia accepts pitches for fashion, shopping and beauty; and for Seattle magazine’s “Shelter” section including stories on homes, interior design, architectural trends and landscaping; and she also receives submissions for Seattle magazine’s social events party pictures pages.