Lauren is a freelance contributor for WeddingWire, focusing on first-person essays and trends. The Maryland native has written about weddings for years and is particularly passionate about wedding photography. She currently splits her time between New York City and the Washington, DC suburbs. She lives with her fiance and enjoys marathon training, home decor trends, true crime documentaries, and travel.
Lauren has dreamed of working for a wedding magazine since she was a child. During college, she spent two years as an intern in The Knot’s Art and Photography departments.
After graduation, Lauren returned to New York City as a Real Weddings Editorial Assistant for The Knot, working primarily on the brand’s local and national print magazines and TheKnot.com. She then worked at PopSugar for two years with a focus on trends, parenting, weddings, and travel. She is currently a Deputy Editor at CafeMom and Mom.com, where she supervises parenting and lifestyle news coverage. She contributes to a variety of other media outlets, including Brides, Bridal Guide, and NBC News.
Lauren graduated from the S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications at Syracuse University with a Bachelor of Science degree in Magazine Journalism and minors in Psychology and Spanish.
Articles published by Lauren Levy
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