Melissa Bykofsky is the Deputy Editor of Parents Magazine, where she leads the team editing reported features, compelling essays, and daily news. Before joining the digital team at Parents, Melissa was a print editor at Redbook, Woman’s Day, Parents, and Marie Claire. Melissa earned a Master’s degree in Journalism from CUNY’s Craig Newmark Graduate School of Journalism.
In the podcast she covered:
- What Parents magazine readers like to read and why?
- The kinds of stories that do well for Parents
- Submission tips.
- Pet peeves
- What they are looking for now
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