Welcome to OnTravel!
Travel journalists Paul Lasley and Elizabeth Harryman are married and reach an audience of several million people each month as they write and broadcast in a variety of formats. They have covered travel for network television including NBC’s Today Show and local TV such as KTLA 5 in Los Angeles. They have written travel features for major national and regional magazines along with a regular syndicated column on travel and dining for several major daily newspapers. Paul and Elizabeth are pioneers of interactive travel content on the web.
Elizabeth is Travel Editor of Westways, the magazine of the Automobile Club of Southern California and Editor in Chief of AAA’s Northern New England Journey magazine and The Tidewater Traveler. She also serves as Consulting Travel Editor for the AAA magazines in Texas, New Mexico, Hawaii and Alabama. She oversees travel coverage for magazines with several million circulation.
In addition to his reporting, Paul oversees the daily content for OnTravel.com, OnTravel Podcasts and OnTravel’s daily program on America Forces Radio.
As a married couple that work together everyday, finding romance is an important part of their travel lives. Their best-selling book, Honeymoons: A Romantic Travel Guide, is winner of a Lowell Thomas Travel Journalism Award. Another book on romantic getaways is under development.
Paul & Elizabeth are members of organizations including the American Society of Journalists and Authors, Society of American Travel Writers, SAG, AFTRA, and Equity.
The OnTravel Crew
Dan Forth: A national and local media industry veteran, Dan is Executive Producer for OnTravel and oversees Marketing and Advertising for Harryman/Lasley Inc. Passionate about the notion that “you’re never too old to rock and roll”, he enjoys covering travel of interest to Baby-Boomers who share the same outlook on life.
Dan has produced and marketed programs hosted by Paul & Elizabeth for the American Society of Travel Agents, Discovery Channel Radio and Sirius/XM Radio. He also produced and marketed the “WPT Poker Corner” for the World Poker Tour.
Before joining the OnTravel family, he was President & CEO of Sony Worldwide Networks (SW) a genre specific provider of information and entertainment content to broadcasters via satellite, compact disc and the Internet. Dan also served as Senior Vice President, Content Licensing at Launch Media.
He spent his early years at FM Rock radio stations in New England. He then “went national” holding management and executive positions at the ABC and NBC Radio Networks.
James DeRuvo: James has a multi-faceted career that spans radio, film and publishing. As producer of talk radio programs in Los Angeles for over 10 years, James has produced topics ranging from travel to technology, to politics and computers. A writer of articles about the video industry for nearly 20 years, he has also written articles regarding sports, travel, and computer technology. James lives in Southern California. He produces tech, family travel and general interest segments for OnTravel. He is The Tech Lord.
Gary Arndt: Gary, one of the most respected and influential travel bloggers in the world and an award winning photographer serves as Associate Producer and Senior Travel Correspondent for OnTravel. He reports from the far flung regions of the world and always manages to provide new and newsworthy information on his destinations.
Marybeth Bond: Creator of the whole world of Gutsy Women and author of travel books and articles on the entire world of travel serves as our Global Travel Correspondent.
Bill Groenekamp: Bill is an accomplished photographer. He is an associate producer for OnTravel and supervises editorial content as well as contributing segments on senior travel.
Carol Forth: Carol is an avid photographer and a contributor to OnTravel. Carol is married to Dan and travels with him when their schedules permit. Images like her visual chronicle of their visit to Arizona have been OnTravel favorites.