Maya Polton

Maya Polton

Freelance Writer

Expertise

Motherhood, Baby Products

Education

Tufts University, BA, Northwestern University, MS

Highlights

 

Experience

Maya is a New Jersey-based writer with over 15 years of experience in digital media and communications. Prior to her freelance work, Maya held senior marketing and sales positions at Vertical Health, Everyday Health, and What to Expect. Maya lives with her husband, three kids, many fish, and a lizard in New Jersey.

Education

Maya has her Bachelor of Arts in Sociology from Tufts University and a Master of Science in Integrated Marketing Communications from Northwestern University.

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