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Prominent Publications Where Phil Dengler and Eric Jones Have Been Quoted


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News outlets where Phil Dengler and Eric Jones have been used as story sources.


Since 2007, Phil Dengler and Eric Jones have been trusted sources for journalists, major national news publications, local news outlets, and radio stations. From 2013 through 2018, they were the go-to source for all things Black Friday and holiday deal news.

Now, in 2020, they bring their expertise to The Vacationer. With a wealth of knowledge pertaining to travel, vacations, and deals, Phil and Eric are here to help you meet your deadline, whether it be via email, phone, or video chat.

Contacting The Vacationer for Coverage

From national journalists to local bloggers, we are here to help you finish your travel-focused story. You can use the general [email protected] email to get in touch. You can also personally email Phil at [email protected] or Eric at [email protected]. We will get back to you within 24 hours, but it will be much quicker most of the time. Here is what we offer.

  • Interviews via email, phone, and video chat
  • Comments on travel-related breaking news
  • Survey data (Eric is a Mathematics Instructor at Rowan College South Jersey)
  • Study data
  • Answers to questions about any of our articles
  • Comments and data for your travel-focused article

When contacting us for coverage, you will always speak to either Phil or Eric. We know how important your story is, so we will never hire a national spokesperson. To learn more about The Vacationer and see its mission, see our About Us page.

Phil on NBC 10 News

Phil Dengler NBC 10 News Press

Photo: Phil Dengler on NBC 10 News in 2017

Phil on ABC’s World News Tonight With David Muir

Phil Dengler ABC World News Tonight

Photo: Phil Dengler on ABC World News Tonight in 2015