Kelly Hodgkins

Loyola University Maryland
University Of New Hampshire
Outdoors, Hiking, Mountain Biking, Kayaking, Wilderness Survival, Fitness Tech, Green Technology, Smart Home, Apple
  • Kelly is a freelance journalist currently working at a variety of publications including SlashGear and Digital Trends.
  • She's been writing online for more than a decade covering mobile technology, Apple, outdoor gear, and more.
  • She's worked outside the digital realm as a program coordinator for a local land trust and is a Maine Master Naturalist.


In more than ten years of writing at sites like Gizmodo, TUAW, and BGR, Kelly has covered Apple and mobile technology extensively and has recently moved into smart home and fitness technology. Living near the White Mountains of NH and the Mahoosucs of Maine, she gets outside backpacking, hiking, and trail running any chance she can get. With a background in science and technology, she brings digital know-how to her backcountry ramblings.


With a bachelor's of science degree in biology, Kelly has a background in science and technology. She spent six years working towards her Ph.D. in environmental microbiology. More recently, she completed a one-year program to become a certified Maine Master Naturalist.
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