Mariah Smith

Title: Contributing Writer
Education: Sarah Lawrence College
Location: Los Angeles, California
Expertise: Pop Culture, Celebrity, Fashion
  • Mariah Smith is a writer, producer, and comedian based in Los Angeles who covers all things pop culture, celebrity, and fashion.
  • She was previously a writer on FOX’s new sitcom Outmatched.
  • She is the creator and writer of Keeping Up With the Kontinuity Errors—a weekly column that uncovers the false timelines in Keeping Up With the Kardashians.
  • In addition to InStyle, her work has been published in The New York Times, Vice, The Cut, Allure, Cosmopolitan, Genius, Complex, GQ, Jezebel, Defamer, Business Insider, The AV Club, and more.


Mariah started her editorial career as a Writer's Research Intern on Saturday Night Live, followed by a Production Assistant at VH1. She was an Associate Producer for Watch What Happens Live for two years, before becoming a staff writer for Paramount. She is currently the Executive Editor for ABC Signature Studios.


Mariah earned her degree in Liberal Arts from Sarah Lawrence College.

About InStyle

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