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Megan Schaltegger

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Megan Schaltegger is a New York-based writer covering news, lifestyle, sex & relationships, food & drink, travel, entertainment, and more. She graduated from the University of Missouri with a degree in journalism and minor in sociology in December 2018.


She loves strong coffee, discussing celebs like they're personal friends, and eating her way through the Manhattan food scene. She promises not to speak about herself in third person IRL.


You can find her most recent bylines at Cosmo, Women's Health, PopSugar, InStyle, People MagazineDelish, and and more. Her work has also appeared in ELLE, Women's Health, Esquire, and more. 

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freelance writer


Cosmopolitan, Women's Health, PopSugar, Betches, Delish
Freelance writer (November 2022 - Present)
Group Nine Media

Staff Writer, News (October 2019 - January 2023) 

Hearst Digital Media

Editorial Fellow (January 2019 - September 2019)  

Elite Daily
Bustle Digital Group 

Entertainment Intern (June 2018 - August 2018)  

VOX Magazine

Digital Editor (January 2018 - May 2018) 

Contributing Writer (September 2017 - December 2017)

Columbia Missourian

Staff Writer/Reporter (August 2017 - December 2017)

Michigan Avenue Magazine 

 Modern Luxury

Editorial Intern (June 2017 - August 2017) 

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The Anti-Ghosting Text Is the Most Painless Way to Reject Someone

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How to Pull Off The TikTok Viral Coastal Cowgirl Trend Without Looking Cringe

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How to Talk About Politics on the First Date Without It Turning Into a Full-Blown Thing

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