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Emily Shiffer

The Knot Contributor
  • Emily is a freelance health, lifestyle and entertainment writer living in Charleston, South Carolina.
  • Emily has worked with an array of print and digital publications, including: Women's Health, PEOPLE, Runner's World, POPSUGAR and more.
  • Emily graduated with a degree in Magazine Journalism from Northwestern University.


Emily Shiffer is a freelance health, lifestyle and entertainment writer. She has worked as a writer for over 10 years, covering topics such as wellness, fitness, pop culture and more. She previously was on staff at SUCCESS, Men's Health and Prevention magazine. Her freelance writing has been featured in Women's Health, Runner's World, PEOPLE and more. Currently residing in Charleston, South Carolina, Emily enjoys instructing barre, surfing and long walks on the beach with her miniature Dachshund, Gertrude.


Emily is a graduate of Northwestern University, where she majored in Magazine Journalism at the Medill School of Journalism and minored in Musicology.

While in college, Emily completed her residential internship at Texas Monthly magazine. After graduating, she pursued a full-time internship with Men's Health magazine.