Simone is a New York-based writer and editor with years of experience writing about health, wellness, science, and lifestyle. Her byline has appeared at Healthline, Well+Good, Narratively, Romper, Motherifigure’s magazine, Nautilus, Narratively, AskMen, among other places. Before going freelance, Simone worked as an editor at a variety of publications, including The Weather Channel, Upworthy, theSkimm, and Business Insider. Visit her website at simonescully.com for more information.
She was awarded the John Horgan Award for critical science journalism from Columbia University’s Graduate School of Journalism. Her work at The Weather Channel won a number of awards, including the 2020 IAC Award for Best Environmental Online Campaign, the 2020 CMA award for Best Series of Articles, and the 2020 Digiday Award for Best B2C Branded Content Site.
Simone has a Master's degree in Journalism from Columbia University, an MFA from Columbia University in Playwriting, and a BS with honors in International Relations from the London School of Economics.
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