Shayne Rodriguez Thompson

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Rutgers University
Movies, TV, Celebrities
  • Shayne has been a freelance entertainment and lifestyle journalist for over a decade.
  • Her work has been published on various sites, including CafeMom, MamasLatinas, HipLatina, and PopSugar.
  • She regularly interviews people in the film and TV industries, as well as social media influencers, and attends press events to keep up with the latest in the entertainment industry.


Shayne is a freelance writer and content creator, as well as a full-time stay-at-home mom, with expertise in all things entertainment, travel, wellness, and parenting. She's been a self-professed TV and pop culture addict since childhood, and she's a bit of a book nerd, too. She got her start in entertainment journalism as an intern for Latina magazine in college, and has been obsessed ever since. Today, Shayne is a regular contributor at CafeMom, MamasLatinas, HipLatina, and PopSugar, as well as Static Media's Nicki Swift.


Shayne has a bachelor's degree in Journalism and Media Studies from Rutgers University's School of Communication and Information in the great state of New Jersey, where she was born and raised.
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