Amelia Edelman

Amelia Edelman is an editor, travel writer, and content strategist with 15 years of experience in journalism and digital publishing. Her work has appeared in Travel + Leisure, Parents, Real Simple, Health, Better Homes & Gardens, InStyle, Self, Refinery29, Stylecaster, and SheKnows. Amelia began her career as a speechwriter at New York University followed by four years leading communications and publications for Phoenix House, the nation's largest drug and alcohol treatment nonprofit. She subsequently joined the team of content editors at Refinery29, covering wellness, travel, and lifestyle. She worked on the launch of the company's international style guide and trainings, as well as its Radical Inclusivity Guide. In 2017, she was promoted to lifestyle editor before being recruited by the parenting site SheKnows to fill the role of senior editor. There, Amelia led and expanded the site's family-focused content, spoke at acclaimed national BlogHer conferences, and created multiple brand-aligned edit packages, including Mom Voyage, a series of city guides for traveling parents. In 2021, Amelia joined Meredith Corporation to build the company's cross-brand Finance Desk from the ground up, hiring and helming a team to inaugurate personal finance content on Real Simple, Better Homes and Gardens, Health, and Parents. While managing staff writers, more than 100 freelancers, and cross-brand editorial growth, she also launched five editorial packages and contributed to additional Meredith brands including InStyle and Travel + Leisure. After the Dotdash Meredith merger at the end of 2021, Amelia transitioned to lead the Verywell Family brand as assistant general manager.

• 15+ years of experience as a journalist, editor, and content strategist focusing on travel, wellness, and parenting
• Received her bachelor's degree in English and art history from Vassar College
• Received her master's degree in English from New York University
• Studied at St. Andrews University in Scotland

About Travel + Leisure

Travel + Leisure, a Dotdash Meredith Brand, is a top travel media brand with a mission to inform and inspire passionate travelers. Our expert team includes a network of hundreds of writers and photographers across the globe, all providing a local eye on the best places to stay, eat, and explore. We reach an audience that takes 76 million round trips annually, offering valuable travel tips, ideas and inspiration, and products you need to get you to your destination — whether it’s a small town or big city, beach or lake, national park or theme park, road trip, cruise, or long-haul flight, and everything in between. Learn more about us and our editorial process

Latest from Amelia Edelman