Jennifer Velez

Title: Contributing Writer
Education: William Paterson University of New Jersey
Location: Jersey City, New Jersey
Expertise: Beauty, Celebrity, Pop Culture
  • Jennifer Velez is a writer, editor, and digital producer based in New Jersey who has covered beauty, wellness, celebrity, and pop culture.
  • She was previously the Beauty/Production Assistant for InStyle for two years, where she wrote and produced daily articles for InStyle's "What’s Right Now"​ blog. In addition to overseeing the Hair and Beauty channel pages, she also organized and produced annual features like Best Beauty Buys and Beauty Black Book.
  • Jennifer has also been a Digital Producer for People and, currently, for Sony.


Jennifer started her editorial career by interning at OK! Magazine and Hollywood Life. She then started working as the Beauty/Production Assistant for InStyle, where she wrote, edited, and managed the Hair and Beauty channels. Jennifer next became the Digital Producer for People, where she supported the editorial team with building and publishing content including articles, galleries, and landing pages. She is currently the Senior Associate for Digital Production for Sony.


Jennifer earned her Bachelor of Arts in Communication with a concentration in journalism from William Paterson University of New Jersey.

About InStyle

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