Jason Cochran is also the author of Pauline Frommer's London. He has written for publications including Entertainment Weekly, The New York Times, New York Daily News, New York Post, Travel + Leisure and T+L Family, Budget Travel, Newsweek, TravelAge West, City, Inside.com, the South Florida Sun-Sentinel, Arena (U.K.), and Who (Australia), as well as Scanorama and Seasons (Sweden). His writing has been awarded the Golden Pen by the Croatian government and was selected to appear in a permanent exhibit in the National Museum of Australia. He also devised questions for the first American season of Who Wants to Be a Millionaire (ABC) and, before that, spent nearly 2 years backpacking solo around the world. As a commentator, he has appeared on CNN, CNN Headline News, CNNfn, Australia.com, WOR, Outdoor Life Network, and MSNBC.com. He is an alumnus of Northwestern University's Medill School of Journalism and New York University's Graduate Music Theatre Writing Program.