Emilia Benton

Emilia Benton

Freelance Writer

Expertise

Fitness, Nutrition

Education

Hofstra University

Highlights

Experience

Emilia is a freelance writer and editor living in her hometown of Houston. She received her B.A. in journalism with minors in Spanish and women's studies from Hofstra University in Long Island, New York. Her work has been published by Runner's World, SELF, Women's Health, SHAPE, the Houston Chronicle, and POPSUGAR, among others. She is also a nine-time marathoner, frequent traveler, and avid amateur baker. You can see her latest work at emiliabenton.com.

Education

Emilia received a B.A. in journalism with dual minors in Spanish and women's studies from Hofstra University in Long Island, New York.

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