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Christina Vercelletto

Christina Vercelletto


Christina Vercelletto covers pets for Reader’s Digest and Chewy’s Pet Central channel. She has 15 years of experience on staff at national publications, including Parenting, FamilyFun, Scholastic Parent & Child and Woman's Day and has appeared as a guest on Today, Good Morning America and The View. In addition to Reader's Digest, Christina regularly writes for EatingWell, CNN Underscored, Livestrong, The Knot, Trip Advisor and other prominent brands. She holds a summa cum laude degree in journalism from Long Island University. Her areas of expertise are lifestyle, beauty, travel, product reviews and pets.


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