Marriska Fernandes

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Marriska is a digital and print writer, and a contributing beauty writer for Byrdie.



Shortly after graduating, Marriska interned for a magazine and wrote her first entertainment article. Once she realized her passion for journalism, there was no stopping her. She has been working as an Online Editor, Correspondent and Freelance Contributor in Toronto for the last decade. Her portfolio showcases extensive knowledge and passion for pop culture and entertainment, beauty, fashion and lifestyle.


Marriska graduated with Bachelor of Commerce in Finance from the Australian University of Wollongong in Dubai. She finished in the top five percent in the faculty, earning a spot on the Dean’s Merit List. She also received a Merit Scholarship for outstanding academic performance.

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