Melissa Whitworth is a feature writer based in New York. She started her career at The Times of London on the arts desk, followed by two years on the features desk at Harper’s Bazaar. She spent a decade with The Daily Telegraph in their New York bureau and has freelanced widely. Recently she has worked on freelance Solutions Journalism assignments, including a ten-part series on veterans in Upstate New York. In 2018, she completed an M.A. in English Literature at Syracuse University.
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