When we launched Well+Good in 2010, SoulCycle had just pedaled onto the scene, a company called BluePrintCleanse had just launched, and Whole Foods wasn’t absolutely everywhere. Now the wellness lifestyle is so engrained, not just in New York, but nationwide. People talk about their workout loves over dinner and gush about their juicers.
From the beginning, Well+Good launched as the premier lifestyle and news publication devoted to the wellness scene—and its chic lifestyle components. Created by two journalists—and joined by many more—Well+Good is known for its impeccable reporting and trend-spotting on the healthy living beat. Well+Good has become the leading source of intel on boutique fitness and the juice industry, plus cutting-edge nutrition, natural beauty, and more. Well+Good is your healthiest relationship.
Alexia Brue guides the company’s strategic direction and leads the revenue and business development functions. She brings her journalistic training and background to bear on driving innovative marketing solutions for brands, ensuring that client programs have the same DNA as our authoritative, curatorial content. Prior to founding Well+Good, Brue covered health and wellness for publications as diverse as Vogue, the New York Times, and Luxury SpaFinder (where she met Melisse) and is the author of Cathedrals of the Flesh, a travel memoir about the world’s great bathing cultures. She attended Grinnell College and the Columbia School of Journalism and lives in New York City with her husband and two children.
Wellness Habitat: AKT, the class, Juice Generation, TenOverTen, and the nearest infrared sauna. email@example.com
Co-Founder, Chief Content Officer
Melisse leads the Well+Good editorial team in applying journalistic reporting standards to the wellness lifestyle for the Webby Award-winning site. She’s also a natural beauty expert and frequently speaks at conferences from Create&Cultivate to Foundermade on wellness, beauty, and digital trends. Melisse is the former editor-in-chief of SpaFinderLifestyle.com, beauty director at Luxury SpaFinder Magazine, and travel editor at Fodor’s Travel Publications. She has an MA from the University of Toronto and has completed six years of training as a psychoanalyst. Melisse has been featured as an industry expert on CBS This Morning, New York Times, and more.
Wellness Habitat: Bari, The Class, SLT, Kula Yoga, and Julia March. firstname.lastname@example.org
Jenna loves to create beautiful content for Well+Good. With a background in fashion, Jenna has a refined eye for color, trend, and functionality.
Wellness Habitat: Pure Barre, SoulCycle, and adventuring anywhere outside of the city. email@example.com
As a lifelong fan of Well+Good, Grace is passionate about building creative opportunities for our brand partners across the food and beauty categories. She previously worked at Hearst Media, Meredith Corporation and GroupM.
Wellness Habitat: Anything that gets her heart-rate up! Especially, cycling, boxing, and rowing. firstname.lastname@example.org
Client Services Manager
With a background in digital media strategy, Amanda has previously planned and managed digital campaigns at MediaCom and U.S. Interactive Media. A graduate of the University of San Francisco, her passion for wellness includes nutrition and all things natural beauty.
Wellness Habitat: Pure Barre, Piloxing, True Food Kitchen, and dancing to live music. email@example.com
Rebecca Willa Davis
The former Nylon and Elle editor joins Well+Good from Urban Outfitters, where she oversaw editorial, social media, and creative marketing for their activewear and adventure brand Without Walls. She has also written about fashion, beauty, culture, and travel for T Magazine, Glamour, and more.
Wellness Habitat: Kinected, sound baths at Inner Fields, Dimes, and finding surfable waves at Rockaway Beach. firstname.lastname@example.org
Video & Events Producer
Ella graduated from Tulane University, where she focused on public health, economics, and practicing the art of moderation. When she’s not planning our incredible events and custom programs, she can be found walking the entire length of Manhattan scouting venues or searching for the perfect green juice.
Wellness Habitat: Anywhere with waves and sunshine, Physique 57, Shadowbox, Wundabar, and hiking the Santa Monica Mountains whenever possible. email@example.com
Tyler Del Vento
Senior Vice President, Sales & Marketing
Tyler oversees Sales and Marketing at Well+Good, bringing our partners best-in-class offerings through custom content, experiential events, video, social and more. Tyler is equally passionate and curious about the wellness space and is down to try anything in the name of bringing “woo woo mainstream.” A graduate of the Fashion Institute of Technology, Tyler previously worked for The Hollywood Reporter, Forbes, Shape Magazine and Fairchild.
Wellness Habitat: Yoga, pilates, barre, reiki, and spending lots of time road testing all the delicious recipes and beauty recommendations found on WellandGood.com. firstname.lastname@example.org
Audience Development Manager
In her role heading audience development, Josie oversees growth strategy through content and platform partnerships, email acquisition and social media. Josie is a graduate of Temple University.
Wellness Habitat: All things yoga! Especially Y7, Yoga Vida and I.AM.YOU studio. email@example.com
As a reporter and editor, Jordan has covered New York’s art, culture and tech scenes since 2009. But her personal passions for health and fitness are what led her to Well+Good, first as a reader, and now as a member of its editorial team. Whether it’s at work or in life, Jordan is always looking for further ways to explore what it means to affirm, #iamwellandgood.
Wellness Habitat: ModelFIT, Nike+ Training Club app, boxing, surfing, and biking. firstname.lastname@example.org
Senior Editor, Articles & Special Projects
A former editor for The Associated Press (who covered fashion and health along with politics and natural disasters), Erin has turned her news junkie energy toward topics like meditation, Ayurveda, and reiki.
Wellness Habitat: Maha Rose, 305 Fitness, Brooklyn Acupuncture Project, and hiking in the Catskills. email@example.com
Lindsay Abigail Harnett
Lindsay joins Well+Good from Hearst magazines’ Hearst Design Group, where she assisted in advertising sales for Elle Decor magazine. Formerly a PR associate, the Vermont native’s path to living well has flourished in New York City, thanks to its countless juice shops and all-season Union Square Greenmarket.
Wellness Habitat: Yoga, spin, Paleo baking (mandatory ingredient: Vermont maple syrup!), and anything that gets me on the water. firstname.lastname@example.org
Senior Client Services Manager
Erin works closely with our sales and and marketing team to create and implement exciting brand partnerships. She has 5 years of experience in digital advertising and has worked at Condé Nast, Rodale, and Pandora.
Wellness Habitat: Sweating at Equinox, refueling at Juice Press, and snacking on Sakara Life CBD chocolates. email@example.com
Since earning a master’s degree in journalism from NYU, Rachel has covered everything from culture and fashion to private equity. A natural beauty junkie, she is constantly trying new facial elixirs for Well+Good’s beauty stories.
Wellness Habitat: Barry’s Bootcamp, any HIIT class, Heyday, and MIMO Blend. firstname.lastname@example.org
Food and Health Editor
Emily graduated from Syracuse University and spent her early 20s covering the entertainment scene at at Twist magazine, ELLE.com and Seventeen.com. Before joining Well+Good, she covered well-being for Metro newspaper.
Wellness Habitat: Mile High Run Club, Barry’s Bootcamp and tennis on Sundays. email@example.com
Katie is a fashion addict who follows the rise of athleisure super closely, to report on all the latest fitness-fashion news and trends. She was previously a staffer at Fitness and Shape.
Wellness Habitat: SoulCycle, Shadowbox, and running along the East River. firstname.lastname@example.org
Branded Content Editor
A former editor at Lifebooker and Time Out New York, Eva’s writing has appeared in Refinery29, StyleCaster, Boston magazine, and more. She conceptualizes and executes Well+Good’s editorial-style branded content, and otherwise can be found fueling her serious smoothie addiction.
Wellness Habitat: Hiking in the Catskills (or any national park), Juice Press, and kayaking anywhere. email@example.com
Chief Operating Officer
Jessica is a graduate of Harvard Business School and Stanford University. She previously founded her own tech startup, AfterSteps, and served as Director of Strategy at Bankrate, Inc.
Wellness Habitat: Flywheel, Kadampa Meditation Center, and Skin Laundry. firstname.lastname@example.org
Director of Ad Ops & Client Services
Christina brings deep experience in ad operations from both the platform and publisher side. Before joining Well+Good she served as Director of Global Ad Ops at Spongecell and previously worked at About.com and NBCUniversal.
Wellness Habitat: CITYROW, biking or walking along the East River, Juice Press, and occasionally tackling major home renos. email@example.com
As the Marketing Manager at Well+Good, Shanna works across teams to create exciting brand partnerships. She was previously at Time Inc.’s Digital Group and HelloGiggles, where she was responsible for creating forward-thinking and digital-first custom content. A Los Angeles-native, Shanna thanks her hometown for her love of pressed juice and fitness trends.
Wellness Habitat: Exploring any and all parks, mountains and trails with my dog, hot yoga, City of Angels Boxing (LA)—trying to find a new fave in NY! firstname.lastname@example.org
Client Services Manager
Nicole works closely with our clients to ensure we deliver the most beautiful, brand-aligned content—as well as planning and curating media plans, and onboarding and kickstarting campaigns. She is a graduate of the University of Missouri-Columbia.
Wellness Habitat: HIIT Training, walks through Fort Tyron Park, Juice Generation…And I’m always up for trying something new! email@example.com
Senior Account Executive
Casey brings years of digital sales experience to the Well+Good sales team, most recently at CBS Interactive. She’s always loved being active, beginning with her years as a gymnast growing up, and she has a particular passion for healthy eating: raw desserts. Discovering you can satisfy a sweet tooth with health benefits…now that’s a plus!
Wellness Habitat: Barre classes (especially Aida’s from Equinox), running outside, AKT (recent convert!), and experimenting with healthy dessert recipes. firstname.lastname@example.org
A fan of things organized neatly and the NYC wellness scene, Amanda found her perfect fit as Executive Assistant at Well+Good. In her spare time, you can find her gazing longingly at baked goods, obsessively color-coding her closet, and masking every night.
Wellness Habitat: training at Soho Strength Lab, BluePrint Juices (especially the lemon one), Barry’s Bootcamp, facials at JTav Skincare, and schvitzing at Equinox. email@example.com
Ad Operations Coordinator
Emily is responsible for the day-to-day trafficking, optimizing, and reporting of all campaigns. She is a graduate of Binghamton University, where she studied neuroscience. Emily spent the beginning of her career working in the biotech industry, but her passion for fitness and wellness led her to Well+Good.
Wellness Habitat: SoulCycle, HIIT training, and yoga. firstname.lastname@example.org
Social Media Associate
Hannah is a native New Yorker who, in her spare time, can be found scrolling through your #iamwellandgood photos. She was previously at Teen Vogue, having spent time working on both their print magazine team and social media team.
Wellness Habitat: 305 Fitness, SoulCycle, and walking the entire length of New York City. email@example.com
Well+Good’s Los Angeles editor covering all things pertaining to the West Coast’s wellness capital. The former staff editor at Angeleno and Los Angeles Confidential is also currently studying holistic nutrition coaching and is in teacher training with Yoga Medicine founder Tiffany Cruikshank.
Wellness Habitat: Wanderlust Hollywood, Euphoria Loves Rawvolution, Pop Physique, the Toyota Center ice rink (she’s a former figure skater).
Travel, fitness, and lifestyle editor (and a few things that defy categorization) for Well+Good. She has been writing about spas and travel for more than 10 years, and served as travel editor at ForbesLife and Luxury SpaFinder.
Wellness Habitat: The Shala, Trapeze School New York, Power Pilates, Hudson Valley hiking trails.
Larkin covers lifestyle, beauty, fitness, and food for Well+Good. (You’ve probably also seen her with her camera at Well+Good events, where she’s been snapping photos for the past five years.) She has worked with sites like Birchbox and publishers like Conde Nast, and was previously the content director for promotions at DailyCandy (R.I.P.).
Wellness Habitat: Yoga, hiking in the Eastern Sierras, busting moves at dance parties.
Lisa Elaine Held
Lisa writes features on all things fitness, from workout culture to exercise science and advice. She was previously Well+Good’s features editor and is an authority on the health and fitness scene in New York. She holds an MS in magazine journalism from Columbia’s Graduate School of Journalism.
Wellness Habitat: Refine Method, Sweetgreen, The Brooklyn Grange, running the streets of Astoria.
Jennifer writes about spirituality and self-love. The former editor at Allure magazine is a grad of the Institute for Integrative Nutrition (IIN) and currently runs wellness and coaching practice in New York.
Wellness Habitat: YogaWorks Soho, Tribeca Farmer’s Market, and the West Side Highway bike path.
Victoria covers beauty, wellness, and lifestyle for Well+Good. Before venturing out into the world of freelance writing, she spent four years at Teen Vogue, where she was the fashion news editor. Now, she writes about travel, beauty, wellness, and fashion (mostly of the Spandex athleisure variety).
Wellness Habitat: Laughing Lotus Yoga Center, her acupuncturist, Nicole Winhoffer’s classes, and a farm somewhere in upstate New York.
Willa joined the team as an intern in 2015 but loved bringing recipe roundups and wellness news so much that she stayed. She is currently a student at NYU’s Steinhardt School of Culture, Education and Human Development, where she is also an editor for Baedeker, a travel writing magazine.
Wellness Habitat: Sunrise runs along the East River, Yoga Vida, Flywheel, and any workout class she hasn’t tried yet.
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