Alyssa Rotunno

Alyssa Rotunno
Title: Freelancer
Education: American University
Location: New York, NY

Alyssa is a travel, lifestyle and commerce freelancer, covering must-shop products, lifestyle tips, skincare, on-trend fashion, and more. She is keenly committed to discovering the best locations to travel, stellar products, innovative launches, and the best travel hacks.


  • Graduate from American University in 2018 with a Bachelor of Arts in Journalism and a minor in multimedia.
  • Worked with beauty and hair care brands to facilitate and drive creativity behind new launches, NYFW shows, and more.
  • Worked as a professional spokesperson for Pandora Jewelry, the iconic accessories brand.
  • Previously selected as the Multimedia Editor for American University's coveted Newspaper, The Eagle.


A travel aficionado, Alyssa is always looking for the most authentic places to eat in new cities, best clothes for plane travel and ways to make traveling feel like a breeze.

As an avid gym rat, Alyssa is always sourcing the cutest, comfiest and squat-proof workout clothes.

Having suffered from adult acne, Alyssa is a skincare aficionado and diligently researches what she puts on her skin - and of course what she recommends to her readers.

A New York native, Alyssa is always scouring for the latest trends in fashion and beauty, drawing inspiration from street style she sees throughout the city.


Alyssa Rotunno graduated from American University with a B.S. in Journalism.

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