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Riyana Straetker

Senior Editor, Verywell Family


Journalism , Parenting, Digital Publishing


Syracuse University



Riyana has covered parenting, health, wellness, and lifestyle since her career began in 2014. Thereafter, she gained experience editing and recruiting A-list journalism talent across the New York City media landscape. As the senior editor for Verywell Family, she wants to combine her editorial experience and parenting background to create a digital community for every kind of parent at every stage.


Riyana has a B.S in Magazine Journalism, Marketing, and French from Syracuse University.

About Verywell Family

Verywell Family, a Dotdash Meredith Brand, is an award-winning, modern resource that supports you through all the stages of pregnancy and parenthood. We take a human approach to health and wellness content and reach more than 140 million readers annually. Verywell Family content is fact checked and reviewed by our Review Board for accuracy and integrity. Learn more about us and our editorial process.

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