Melanie Rud

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Lives In

Chicago, Illinois


  • New York University


  • Beauty
  • Gifting
  • Travel


Before moving to Chicago, Melanie held staff positions at Shape, Good Housekeeping, and Health. You can also find her work in Allure, Pure Wow, Refinery29, Well+Good, Men's Fitness, Domino, Martha Stewart Weddings, O, The Oprah Magazine, Real Simple, and Women's Health.  


She holds a BA in Journalism and English from New York University.

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