Media

Outside of blogging at Olio in Iowa, Megan Bannister writes for a number of print and online travel publications as a freelance writer. Her work as been featured by Roadtrippers, Time Out and Far & Wide, among others.

She has also been a recurring guest on radio shows like Iowa Public Radio’s Talk of Iowa and has spoken at industry conferences about marketing, social media and other relevant topics.

Megan is currently accepting new collaborations with brands and destinations. Interested in working together? Learn more about how you can partner with Olio in Iowa! 

PRINT & ONLINE COVERAGE

“This is How We Go Clubbing: Iowa Supper Clubs by Megan Bannister”| The Iowa Gallivant | April 2021

“Make Your List Now: Shop Iowa Holiday Gift Guides” | Travel Iowa | December 2020

“Archie’s earns Iowa Supper Clubs book distinction” | LeMars Daily Sentinel | September 2020

“Book ‘Iowa Supper Clubs’ available Aug. 17” | Daily Nonpareil | August 2020

“Looking for Travel Inspiration? Check Out These Travel Blogs” | Janesville Area Convention & Visitors Bureau | May 2020

“Support Local, Shop Small for Gifts” | Travel Iowa | April 2020

TV, RADIO & PODCASTS

“From Travel Blogger to Author with Megan from Olio in Iowa” | Local to Legend Podcast | November 2021

“Haunted Iowa” | Hello Iowa | October 2021

“Episode 44: Miami, OK” | Route 66 Podcast | October 2021

“Take a drive to see the fall foliage” | Hello Iowa | October 2021

“Offbeat attractions to see in Iowa”| Hello Iowa | August 2021

“Author shares what supper clubs you’ll find in Iowa” | Hello Iowa | August 2021

“Supper Clubs Of Iowa’s Past And Present” | Talk of Iowa | Iowa Public Radio | September 2020

“Olio in Iowa Talks Iowa Supper Clubs” | Midwest Travel Network Live | May 2020

“Places To Visit During Fall and Halloween In Iowa” | Talk of Iowa | Iowa Public Radio | October 2019

“Places to Visit on Iowa’s I-80”| Talk of Iowa | Iowa Public Radio | July 2019

SPEAKING

Greater Burlington Partnership | 2021

Iowa Tourism Conference | 2019

Plains Safaris: Great Plains Symposium | 2018

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