Courtney Leiva

Education: Ramapo College of New Jersey
Location: New York, New York
Expertise: Lifestyle, Beauty
  • Courtney is a commerce writer for the Daily Beast and BuzzFeed.
  • She is a former contributing writer to InStyle, Business Insider, HelloGiggles, and Bustle, where she reported on beauty and lifestyle.
  • Her work has appeared in InStyle, Buzzfeed, The Daily Beast, Huffington Post, Self, and Women's Health.


Over the past eight years, Courtney has written lifestyle content for a number of media outlets. Currently, she covers e-commerce news (e.g. product reviews and roundups) at the Daily Beast and BuzzFeed. She also contributes regularly to LiveStrong and HuffPost, reporting on nutrition and lifestyle, respectively.


Courtney received her BA in Communications and Journalism from Ramapo College of New Jersey.

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