Monica Walton is an award-winning tv producer, filmmaker, tv presenter and travel-obsessed journalist with almost a decade of experience working in the media industry in London & around the globe. True to her roots, she has worked with airlines, big resorts and travel companies such as Lonely Planet & Tripadvisor with a particular focus on the Caribbean. Whether it's playing with pigs in the Bahamas, puffing on a Cohiba in Havana or frolicking with Rastas in Jamaica, if it's in the Caribbean, she's all over it.
As an NCTJ qualified journalist & university certified drone pilot from the UK, Monica has worked as a multi-media journalist with a particular focus on travel & tourism in the Cayman Islands and the Caribbean. She has worked with brands such as Jeep to produce original video and written content for the region. Monica has also travelled to the Maldives, Mexico and the Caribbean extensively, working with boutique hotels & tourism boards as well as sharing travel tips and info on this website.
After managing the Cayman Islands' tourism channel for a few years she went independent and started her own media & production company, Vagabond Media Group, a content creation agency that works with lifestyle & travel brands as well as providing the tourism channel, This is Cayman.
Published articles for Real Life Caribbean Magazine.
A few This is Cayman TV segments ( Partially shot, produced & edited by Monica )
Working with Jeep Caribbean
VIDEOS - DIGITAL STORYTELLING - PHOTOGRAPHY
With entertaining videos, interesting articles and a fresh perspective, Monica has collaborated with tourist boards, airlines, hotels and travel companies such as Lonely Planet, Tripadvisor, American Airlines across the Caribbean to portray a more personalized side of brands/destinations/hotels.
As a qualified journalist, trained photographer/ videographer & tv personality, Monica has been successfully and uniquely promoting brands, products and destinations and inspiring others to travel and sharing tips/videos to a social media audience of 150,000+ & this website with an average of 9,000 visitors a month and growing. Some of her videos have reached more than 2 million people. See more stats here.
Areas of expertise:
The Caribbean, food and drink, hotel reviews, videography.
Published travel writing:
Real Life Caribbean, Cayman Skies, Bassculture Islands
Jeep, L Space swim, Beach Bunny swimwear, Vitamin A swim, Sabo Skirt, Verge Girl, Beachgold Bali, Cool Change New York, Rahi Cali, Alex & Ani, Salt Swimwear, Nena & Co, Lychee Swimwear, XIX Palms...