Hayley Prokos

Hayley Prokos Byrdie

Lives In

Los Angeles, California


  • University of California, Davis


  • Northwestern University

Hayley is a writer for Byrdie and has written for SELF Magazine, Newsweek, and more.



Hayley is a journalist, writer, and editor based in Los Angeles, California. She's been writing for as long as she can remember but cultivated expertise in digital media storytelling on the subjects of health, fashion, beauty, travel, and pop culture/cultural affairs. Since 2016, she's written for titles like SELF Magazine, Newsweek, and Ekathimerini (a NYT affiliate in Athens, Greece).


Hayley graduated from Northwestern University's Medill School of Journalism, having spent much of her time there exploring urbanism and public mental health care in Chicago, Europe, and the Caribbean. Before that, she received her BA in English and French from the University of California, Davis.

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