Kara Franker

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Juris Doctor, University of Denver

Bachelor of Science in Journalism, University of Kansas


Luxury, Lifestyle, Travel, Home & Real Estate, Style & Beauty


Kara Franker serves as Editor-in-Chief of several luxury lifestyle print magazines in the Florida and Colorado markets for Modern Luxury's network of brands and publications. She’s helmed titles such as Aspen Magazine, Modern Luxury Palm Beach, Modern Luxury Interiors South Florida and Modern Luxury Weddings South Florida and the Caribbean. With over a decade of experience serving in C-suite leadership and marketing roles for travel and hospitality organizations in Florida and Colorado, Franker has been featured as a lifestyle and travel industry expert in video and in print for Condé Nast Traveler, Travel + Leisure, Southern Living, Coastal Living, The Huffington Post, Orbitz, Travelocity, HGTV, Travel Channel and more. She's also an attorney and formerly served as a criminal prosecutor in Miami.

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