Tess Petak

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Brooklyn, New York


  • Penn State University



Tess Petak is a freelance news writer for Brides. After graduation, Tess moved to the Big Apple, where she worked for InStyle Magazine as an editorial intern before moving up to an assistant editor/coordinator position. She also wrote for InStyle.com, where she covered celebrity news and eCommerce shopping articles.


She graduated with a B.A. in Public Relations and minors in Theater and Digital Media Trends and Analytics from Penn State University.

About Brides and Dotdash

Brides is part of the Dotdash publishing family. For more than 20 years, Dotdash brands have been helping people find answers, solve problems, and get inspired. We are one of the top-20 largest content publishers on the Internet according to comScore, a leading Internet measurement company, and reach more than 30% of the U.S. population every month. Our brands collectively have won more than 20 industry awards in the last year alone and, most recently, Dotdash was named Publisher of the Year by Digiday, a leading industry publication.

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