Christina Butan Title: Senior Commerce Writer & Strategist Education: SUNY Purchase Location: Queens, NY Expertise: Beauty, Style, Celebrity Christina is a senior commerce writer and strategist at InStyle where she pitches, writes, assigns, and edits stories covering all things shopping, from celebrity style to beauty trends to editor's picks. She joined Dotdash Meredith in 2019. Prior to InStyle, she was a news writer and editorial assistant for People. Experience Christina Butan has been working in media since she graduated SUNY Purchase in 2017 with a bachelor's degree in journalism. She started out as an editorial assistant and news writer for People, and then joined the Dotdash Meredith commerce team as an Amazon writer in 2019. She quickly became well-versed in commerce content and worked her way up to becoming a Senior Commerce Writer and Strategist for InStyle, where she pitches, writes, assigns, and edits stories covering celebrity style, beauty trends, editor's picks, and more. Education Christina receieved a bachelor's degree in journalism from SUNY Purchase in 2017, where she was also a reciepient of the Peter Keller Journalism Prize. About InStyle InStyle is an award-winning destination for fashion, beauty, and pop-culture, with an all-are-welcome ethos that swings open the proverbial velvet ropes. Whether you’re looking for a wardrobe refresh, haircut inspiration, or a story that’ll make sparkling cocktail-party conversation, our expert-connected coverage is where to start. Learn more about our team and editorial guidelines, here.