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  • Justine Lorelle LoMonaco is an Editorial Consultant for Motherly.
  • Justine is a writer, editor, social media expert, and digital engagement specialist.
  • Justine served as an Editorial and Community Assistant and Assistant Editor for The Knot.

Justine Lorelle LoMonaco is a Washington, DC-based writer and editor. She has written for publications ranging from beauty websites to home décor magazines, architectural trade magazines to wedding planning websites. Justine co-founded Learn + Live Letter, a company that provides simplified homeschool lesson plans.


During college Justine completed internships with Meredith Corporation’s special interest home magazines, Cookie Magazine through the ASME Magazine Internship Program, and Meredith Corporation Integrated Marketing. Following her graduation from Drake University, Justine started her career as an Editorial and Community Assistant for The Knot. She was later promoted to Assistant Editor focusing on regional publications, flowers, and ceremonies. Justine expanded into marketing as a Marketing and Promotions Associate for Tourneau and then a Social Media Specialist for Lifetime Brands. Justine joined the Martha Stewart Living Omnimedia team in 2012 as a Social Media Manager and was later promoted to Senior Manager of Engagement Marketing. After this position, Justine focused on social media in positions with Say Media, Social Lab Group, and Modern Parents Messy Kids. Justine worked as an Editor for TueNight.com before being hired as a Brand Editor for Motherly. She moved into a part-time Newsletter Editor position before entering her current role as a part-time Editorial Consultant.


Justine graduated from Drake University in Des Moines, Iowa, with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Magazines and English Writing.