Megan Friedman

Deputy News Editor at Hearst Digital Media

New York, NY

Megan Friedman

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


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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From a Harrowing Start to the Puppy Bowl

Olympia, a Great Pyrenees puppy, was abandoned in the Ozarks in Missouri and left outside a gas station with her sister inside a plastic container, says Sarah Fostello of Big Fluffy Dog Rescue, which came to her aid.
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What It’s Really Like to Ride in the Cash Cab

It’s an item on every New Yorker’s bucket list—and that goes for New York tourists, too:.
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Exclusive: Lauer Won't Appear on Tree Lighting

On Wednesday morning, NBC announced it had fired Today show host Matt Lauer after an allegation of "inappropriate sexual behavior."
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Tom Hopper on His Epic Game of Thrones Scene

Yes, he's seen all those Dickon memes.

Princess Diana's Biographer Speaks

When Princess Diana was desperate to get her story out, she turned to one writer: Andrew Morton.
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Finally, a Race That Even Michael Phelps Can't Win

Michael Phelps isn't accustomed to losing much these days. But he knows he can't beat a shark.
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Review: Disney's Pandora: World of Avatar

Get ready to wait in some insane lines. But it might be worth it.
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10 Magical Secrets You Didn't Know About Disney Parks

You might be missing out on some incredible experiences without even knowing it.
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11 Things Every Woman Needs to Know About Credit Cards

The way for you to master the system is by getting good credit.
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Are the IKEA Mom's Claims of Human Trafficking Legit?

Experts say no — but there are still ways to keep your kids safe in crowded, public places.
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Meet the Political Candidate Who Just Got Endorsed by the Leaders of the Women's March

"I'm not waiting for someone to tap me on the shoulder and tell me it's my turn."


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 tech — and sometimes a combination of the three.

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