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Megan Friedman

Managing Editor, Newsroom at Hearst Digital Media

New York, NY

Megan Friedman

Native South Floridian, current New Jersey resident, consistent animal lover and Internet addict. Natural born editor who specializes in entertainment, lifestyle, travel, and women's issues.

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Behind the Boycott of Ivanka Trump's Brand

On October 11, 2016, Shannon Coulter and Sue Atencio announced a campaign to boycott companies that sold Trump products in response to Donald Trump’s infamous Access Hollywood tape. #GrabYourWallet quickly went viral. Today, 651 days later: Ivanka Trump has decided to shut down her eponymous fashion and shoe line.
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Spotify's Boot Camp Could Transform Podcasts

Spotify is giving three women $10,000 to make their own podcasts.
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Behind the Food at Toy Story Land

It’s more nostalgia than you can handle.
Delish Link to Story
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Secret References Inside Toy Story Land

Toy Story Land just opened at Walt Disney World in Florida — and there are already hours-long lines to get in.
Good Housekeeping Link to Story
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"Drag Race" Finalist Eureka O’Hara

Eureka, the self-proclaimed “elephant queen,” opened up to Here about the struggle to define yourself in a binary world.
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"Roseanne" Addresses the Opioid Crisis

Throughout the rebooted season of Roseanne, viewers have seen Roseanne Conner limp around the set, complaining about a bad knee. And it turns out that limp — and those winces of pain — weren’t just acting.
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Inside "The Handmaid’s Tale” Soundtrack

The music cues in The Handmaid's Tale can feel disconcerting. And that's on purpose.
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When Harry and Meghan Went Public

An interview with Andrew Morton about his new book, "Meghan: A Hollywood Princess."
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The Real History of the Keto Diet

It wasn't designed to help you lose weight.
Women's Health Link to Story
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Toys R Us Liquidation Sale Secrets

Toys R Us is closing all its stores across the United States, thanks to financial troubles and steep competition from companies like Amazon and Walmart. It's the end of the era for the toy store chain, and it's the beginning of a series of liquidation sales at hundreds of locations about the country.
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Behind Harry and Meghan's Church Wedding

In another era, Prince Harry marrying Meghan Markle would have been a scandal so large it would shake the British monarchy to its core. The bride-to-be is an American, a divorcée, and she also attended a Catholic school as a child—comparisons to Wallis Simpson and the Abdication aren't without their logic.
Town & Country Link to Story
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What Life Is Like After Shark Tank

The ABC reality show, which is currently in its ninth season, has been a launching ground for tons of successful companies — and, perhaps, even more companies that couldn’t stay afloat.
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About

Megan Friedman

I'm a magazine junkie, in print and online. (I blame my mom, who can never resist a checkout-counter glossy.) I love writing about pop culture, travel, and lifestyle — and sometimes a combination of the three.

PR person? Email me at meganfriedman@hearst.com.

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Skills

  • writing on deadline
  • reporting
  • Content management systems
  • Blogging platforms
  • Wordpress
  • Adobe InCopy
  • Photoshop
  • Social media
  • Headline writing
  • Software testing