Kelly Dawson

Lives In

Los Angeles, California


  • Chapman University
  • London School of Economics


  • Architecture, Interior Design, and Culture


Kelly Dawson began her career as a writer at LivingSocial. She then worked as an editor and content marketing specialist for The Special Olympics World Games Los Angeles 2015 before becoming an editor at eHow and later, a senior editor at Hunker. Currently, she freelances from Los Angeles for publications such as MyDomaine, Architectural Digest, House Beautiful, Domino, Bon Appétit, McSweeney’s, Vox, Tastemade, and Thrillist.



Kelly Dawson has a bachelor's in English literature and journalism from Chapman University and a master’s degree in media and communications from the London School of Economics.

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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