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Amanda Tust, MS

location-pin Boulder, Colorado

School: Northwestern University's Medill School of Journalism

Expertise: Amanda covers topics in the health and wellness space, including medicine, science, exercise, nutrition, mental health, and self-care. She also regularly writes about home design.

Amanda Tust, MS

  • Amanda was a senior editor at Yoga Journal and a research editor at Cosmopolitan.
  • She works with Smithsonian magazine on fact-checking and research projects.
  • Amanda also fact-checks health and wellness nonfiction books.


Amanda is a writer, editor, and content strategist with more than 16 years of experience. In addition to contributing articles to The Healthy, she’s a quality control editor for VeryWell Health, a fact-checker for Smithsonian magazine, and a fact-checker for nonfiction books in the health, wellness, cultural, and political genres. Amanda also writes for The Bump, Runner’s World, Popular Science, Architectural Digest, and Yoga Journal, where she was previously a senior editor.


Master of Science in Journalism from Northwestern University's Medill School of Journalism