Michelle Parente

Michelle Parente


University of Richmond



Michelle Parente is a New York City-based journalist specializing in lifestyle content, with over three years of experience in the field. She was recognized by the University of Richmond for her passion, curiosity, and journalistic integrity, as the recipient of its annual journalism scholarship award. Michelle is a fitness enthusiast and enjoys all forms of movement, especially yoga and pilates. She’s overly passionate about health, fitness, and overall wellness.

Favorite Purchase

I swear by my Bala Bangles. Whether it's strapping them on for a long walk outside or a sweaty Pilates session, I always have my favorite ankle weights on hand. They are insanely versatile and truly level-up all of my workouts!


Michelle obtained her BA in journalism and psychology from the University of Richmond, where she won the David E. Howard Journalism Scholarship Award.

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