Christina Donnelly is a freelance writer and editor who has almost a decade of experience writing about pets, home décor, gardening, food, health, and personal finance. She is a former Spruce editor and currently works at Anthem Health as a content lead.
Knowledge is the key to patient empowerment. The more you know about your health or condition, the better equipped you'll be to make decisions surrounding treatment, payment, and ongoing care. My goal is to give you the information you need to feel strong, confident, and prepared.
She began her career as an editor at Nickelodeon, then transitioned into lifestyle content, such as home décor, food, pets, and health and science content. In addition, Christina also writes freelance content for other media outlets, including Sharecare, The Spruce, and TripSavvy.
While attending Marist College in New York’s beautiful Hudson Valley, Christina studied English with a concentration in writing and Anthropology. Here, she honed her skills in fiction, non-fiction, science writing, and writing for TV, film, and radio.
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