Sierra Leone Starks

Sierra Leone Starks

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Seattle, WA


  • University of Pittsburgh, Craig Newmark Graduate School of Journalism at CUNY


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Sierra has worked in journalism since 2013

She currently works for the Department of Defense as a social media and digital marketing strategist and produces a U.S. Army-sponsored podcast

Sierra currently contributes to publications such as Marie Claire, Allure, Medium, and other news outlets


Sierra Starks is a freelance journalist, podcaster, and social media strategist based in Seattle. She started her career in women's magazines, before working in T.V. news as a reporter/anchor. She has since traded live shots for a full-time gig at the Department of Defense, while freelancing for publications and other news outlets in her spare time. She has written for Byrdie since 2020.


B.A. from University of Pittsburgh; M.A. from Craig Newmark Graduate School of Journalism at CUNY

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