Moná Thomas

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Location
Brooklyn, NY
School
St. John's University
Expertise
Lifestyle, Celebrity News, TV, Movies
  • Moná is a News Editor for The List.
  • They have written for entertainment news outlets in the past including VIBE, The Things, Narcity, UrbanGeekz, Popdust, and more.
  • They have participated in events, webinars, and have sat on panels discussing the ethics, growth, and future of the entertainment news industry in hopes of guiding next-gen writers.

Experience

Moná has worked as a professional editor and writer for about five years. Their journey as a pop culture writer began at St. John's University in Jamaica, NY as a staff writer for the school's student newspaper, The Torch, focusing on new music, arts and culture, and local news. They interned with VIBE magazine and then went into marketing as a copy writer and editor for small businesses following graduation. This path transitioned into being a full-time freelance copy editor for influencers and content creators. Almost accidentally, they found a passion for journalism again and wrote articles for a variety of websites before landing an Associate Editor position at Narcity Media in 2019. Currently, Moná works as a News Editor for The List. They are also building a creative brand hyper-focused on the spirituality and wellness practices of our favorite celebrities.

Education

Moná graduated from St. John's university with a bachelor's degree in journalism and mass communications. During their collegiate years, they wrote for the school's official student newspaper, The Torch, and organized the blog for Haraya: The Pan-African Students Coalition.
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