Meet the Team


Townie Tourist was started by Jenny De Witt in 2017.  Collaborators and partners make up the Townie family.  Meet the smarties who share stories and support our mission. 

Interested in joining us?  Scroll down to see who we're looking for!


jenny de witt

Owner & Founder

Jenny is the Townie Tourist most of the time.  It's her vision that moves the brand forward.  Her background is in social media management, content creation, video editing, and extensive travel both stateside and abroad.  She is an educator, leader and mentor in the community.


Tina fleming


Tina is a contributing writer for Townie Tourist.  When she's out and about working on her own blog, Tina in the Sun, she hits up locations and spots that are perfect to share on Townie as well.  She has camped and traveled all over Florida and has travel tips for everything


Dana nichols

Editorial - Tiny Tourist

Dana is Momlando. She and her daughter Violet (and sometimes son Simon) travel around Central Florida and contribute to Townie as the Tiny Tourist.  They share adventures for our audience who also have smalls in their lives and are looking for family fun.


brendan O'Connor

Video Co-Host

You may know Brendan since he's Editor-in-Chief of Bungalower.  Townie Tourist is a Bungalower partner and Brendan has been in many episodes and shared Townie content on Bungalower's blog and Facebook Page. 



Nicole Dudenhoefer 

Podcast Producer

Nicole has written for Townie in the past but currently contributes as our podcast producer for Townie Talks.  Her day job is being the coolest girl on the UCF content team.



Needed: Social Media intern

Social Media Intern

Required: Attention to detail.  Good eye for design.  Passion for learning.  Love of social media.  Self-motivated.

Desired: Kind.  Positive.  Mobile photography/video experience.  Design experience. 


Needed: editorial intern

Editorial Intern

Required: Empathetic.  Self-motivated.  Loves to write and edit.  Passion for storytelling.  Reads books.  Know that you don't know but want to.

Desired:  Positive attitude.  Adventurous spirit.  Good manners and able to communicate with people of all ages.


Needed: Photography Collaborators


We're always looking to collaborate on editorial and blog content.  If you have an idea or style you think is right for Townie Tourist, let's give it a go.  We love sharing the platform with Orlando's creatives and makers.