Emily Platt is a senior content manager at The Knot Worldwide, where she puts all her time, thought and energy into helping you shop for life's biggest moments. She's been writing about weddings since 2016, and products since 2015.
Emily joined The Knot in 2018 as the team's first full-time e-commerce writer. Now, she manages commerce content strategy, assigning and editing shoppable content for the site. Her goal is to help you bring your vision to life with products that inspire and delight.
Emily started as the associate e-commerce editor in 2018. She was promoted to e-commerce editor in 2020 and began managing the commerce content team in 2021.
Before joining The Knot Worldwide, Emily was the digital editorial assistant at Martha Stewart Weddings. In addition to writing wedding planning content (with a focus on etiquette, inspiration and trends), she covered celebrity relationship news, the bridal market and real weddings. She also wrote for the brand as an intern and contributing writer in college.
In addition, Emily has written for WeddingWire, MyWedding, The Bump and Business Insider.
Emily graduated from Vassar College in New York's Hudson Valley. She studied psychology and creative writing.
In college, Emily interned for MarthaStewartWeddings.com, Cosmopolitan.com and Her Campus Media.
Important Questions from The Knot
Best advice for to-be-weds?
Communicate—with your vendors, your family, your friends and most importantly, your partner.
What’s your all-time favorite wedding song?
I love a good nostalgia moment, so really, any throwback song that brings back happy memories. It depends on the audience!
Dream celebrity wedding guest?
Honestly, having a celebrity at my wedding would probably stress me out…
Best wedding after party snack?
Bite-size fried chicken and waffles—a little sweet and a little savory.