Emerald Elitou

Emerald Elitou

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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. 

About Byrdie and Dotdash

Byrdie is part of the Dotdash publishing family. For more than 20 years, Dotdash brands have been helping people find answers, solve problems, and get inspired. We are one of the top-20 largest content publishers on the Internet according to comScore, a leading Internet measurement company, and reach more than 30% of the U.S. population every month. Our brands collectively have won more than 20 industry awards in the last year alone and, most recently, Dotdash was named Publisher of the Year by Digiday, a leading industry publication.

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