Bria McNeal

Bria McNeal
Title: Freelance Writer
Education: Fordham University

Bria McNeal is a writer who covers everything from entertainment to beauty and style. She's been writing ever since she could hold a pencil, and earned a degree in Journalism from Fordham University. In her spare time, Bria can be found watching her favorite tv shows or trying to DIY something (usually at the same time). Find her on Instagram @bria_mcneal.


  • Bachelor's Degree in Journalism, Fordham University (graduated in 2019)
  • Other work has appeared in NYLON and Refinery29


McNeal has been an avid lover of beauty and fashion since she can remember. Before writing professionally, she created numerous blogs where she would share product recommendations and essays about style. As an adult, her musings have been published in Refinery29, NYLON, Untitled, and Parle Magazine.

She went through puberty in the mid-2000s when inclusivity in beauty and fashion was scarce (to say the absolute least), and because of that, she has tried just about every brand under the sun while trying to find products that work for her.


McNeal attended Fordham University, where I got my bachelor's degree in Journalism and double minored in Television and Communications. While at Fordham, she launched the Fordham TV club and ran a talk show called 'Study Break.'

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