Christine Kirk is a Forbes Travel Guide Correspondent who lives in Los Angeles and covers the city for Forbes Travel Guide. She is Founder and CEO of Social Muse Communications advising luxury travel, technology and lifestyle brands on social media marketing and public relations. She is the founder of the popular live Twitter chat called #luxchat, and has been a freelance writer for CBSLA.com covering travel, food/restaurant and lifestyle beats. Christine Kirk is a Luxury Award Contest Winner for Top “Decadent PR Pro” of 2010, and was honored on the list of LuxuryDaily’s Top 25 Luxury Women to Watch in 2013. She earned B.A. degrees in Communication and English Literature & Writing from Lewis & Clark College in Portland, Oregon.