Ashley Knierim


  • 10+ years as a writer and editor
  • Bachelor of Arts in journalism from NYU
  • Has written for Verywell since 2016


Ashley has spent over 10 years doing all things "content." A natural writer and editor, she's covered everything from celebrities to politics to finance. Throughout college, she held internships at CNN, Good Morning America and Family Circle. She's since held editorial positions at AOL, Time Inc, and She has written for Verywell since 2016.


 Ashley obtained a BA in journalism from NYU.

About Verywell and Dotdash

Verywell, a Dotdash property, is a friendly resource where you can explore a full spectrum of health and wellness topics, from comprehensive info on medical conditions to useful advice on fitness, nutrition, mental well-being, pregnancy, and more. We take a human approach to health and wellness, delivering accessible solutions and offering a welcome alternative to clinical sites.

Our writers not only have a deep proficiency in the topics they cover, but an undeniable passion to help others live and feel their best. Our articles are written by experienced healthcare professionals and industry experts and are vetted by board-certified physicians. We work hard to make sure that everything you read is not only accurate and comprehensive, but also trustworthy and actionable. And our content is regularly updated to ensure that we only deliver top quality information to you. We cut through all the clutter so you and your loved ones can start living Verywell.