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Saryn Chorney

location-pin Brooklyn, New York

School: New York University, MA, Animal Studies and Environmental Studies, 2022

Expertise: Saryn Chorney is a journalist at the intersection of health and the environment, covering mental health, sustainable living, arts and culture, animals, and human rights. For The Healthy, she draws from extensive research alongside her own women’s health experiences to report on topics like stroke, Covid, longevity, and the human-animal bond.

Saryn Chorney

  • Saryn has more than 20 years of experience writing, editing, and producing content for nationally-recognized media brands.
  • She co-authored 2022 ecotourism and animal welfare research published in the journal Animals
  • Saryn is also the content manager for Towwn, a sustainable lifestyle & wellness startup based in Austin, Texas. 


Saryn is a journalist with more than two decades of media experience. She was the managing editor at People Magazine, founding editor of, and has held senior editorial roles at Us Weekly, New York Post,, and As a health and environment writer, Saryn’s work has appeared in The Healthy, Travel & Leisure, Insider, Marie Claire, Popular Science, Paper, New York Post, Conde Nast, E! News, and AAA Explorer. Saryn also works with FOUR PAWS, a global animal welfare organization, where she’s contributed to published research in collaboration with NYU.


New York University, MA, Animal Studies and Environmental Studies, 2022 University of Pennsylvania, BA, Communications, Film Studies School of Visual Arts, Illustration and Art Therapy The Cooper Union for the Advancement of Science and Art, Painting