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Simone Scully

Health Editorial Director, Performance Marketing


Parenting, Health


Columbia University, London School of Economics



Simone is the health editorial director for performance marketing at Verywell. She has over a decade of experience writing about health, pregnancy, parenting, chronic conditions, and lifestyle topics as a professional journalist. She is also a mom to a toddler.

She's written extensively about such topics as pregnancy, childbirth, parenting psychology, early childhood development, neonatal loss, baby and toddler health care, and childhood nutrition. Her byline has appeared at Healthline, Romper, Motherfigure's magazine "The Mothership," Greatist, PsychCentral, Narratively, Nautilus, What to Expect, TrulyMama, Mental Floss, Mashable, Geek, BestGifts, among other publications.

Simone also worked as an editor at several publications, including The Weather Channel, Upworthy, theSkimm, and Business Insider.

Her work at The Weather Channel won several awards, including the 2020 IAC Award for Best Environmental Online Campaign and the 2020 CMA award for Best Series of Articles.

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Simone has a master's degree in journalism from Columbia University, where she was awarded the John Horgan Award for critical science and health journalism.

Simone also received an MFA from Columbia University and a bachelor of science with honors in international relations from the London School of Economics.

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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