Emily Hein

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New York, NY
University Of Michigan, New York University Silver School Of Social Work
Small Space Hacks, Shopping, Health In The Home
  • Emily's deal-spotting abilities have guided her through over four years of major shopping holidays like Black Friday and Amazon Prime Day.
  • Emily is a licensed social worker with an in-depth understanding of how to design your home to best support your mental health.
  • Her expertise in gift curation will have you perfectly prepared for any housewarming or dinner party.


Emily has nearly five years of experience as a writer, editor, and CMS producer. She began her journalism career as an editor and senior producer for Business Insider's affiliate commerce division, Insider Reviews. Her writing and editing spanned all commerce sub-verticals throughout her tenure at BI, primarily covering health, home, and gifts. In 2023, Emily pivoted to full-time freelance writing for publications such as Well+Good, Bustle, and Fatherly, continuing to cover commerce and health. She also lent her CMS production skills to Wide Open Media's outdoors-focused publication, Wide Open Spaces. She's currently working with Static Media to cover all things home, shopping, and design for House Digest.


Emily has a bachelor's degree in communications and English from the University of Michigan, as well as a master's degree in social work from New York University.
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