- Emerald Elitou has been writing for Byrdie since 2020.
- Before joining the Byrdie team, her work was featured in multiple publications including Medium, xoNecole, and more.
- As a food and beauty enthusiast, the 20-something writer enjoys trying new recipes and products.
Emerald Elitou is a news writer for Byrdie. Before joining Byrdie, the Philadelphia native used her love for writing to create stories about fashion, beauty, and fine dining that shared her insider expertise.
Emerald's work has also appeared in Medium, xoNecole, Billy Penn, Think PYNK, and other publications.
Emerald is currently working on her degree in Culinary Arts and Creative Writing at a private tribal university.