Marriska Fernandes

Marriska Fernandes

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.

Other Work:

Byrdie Product Review Editorial Guidelines & Mission

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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