Fran Sales

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Fran is an associate editor on the commerce team, where she helps with managing product testing operations, as well as with researching, creating, and editing copy for The Spruce Eats. She has been contributing to the brand since March 2020. Previously, she worked at an IT media company for five years as a copy editor and associate site editor.

Experience

Fran was born in the Philippines and lived in three countries and six states before finally settling in New York City. As a result of her travels, she's become an avid foodie (currently in the Vietnamese cuisine phase). Before Dotdash, Fran worked at TechTarget, an IT media company, where she worked as a copy editor and associate editor for five years, covering such topics as IT leadership, IT security, compliance, and more. Outside of work, you can find her acting in various virtual theater performances or looking for the next best coffee shop and vegan restaurant in NYC.

Education

Fran has a B.A. in English from Northeastern University and an MFA in Drama from East 15 Acting School.

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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.