Bronwyn Barnes

Bronwyn Barnes The Spruce Pets

Bronwyn is the Editorial Director of the Commerce Home group at Dotdash Meredith, which includes The Spruce, The Spruce Pets, The Spruce Crafts, TreeHugger, and MyDomaine.


  • Experience in writing and editing for various publications, including People, Travel + Leisure, CNN, USA Today, and Entertainment Weekly.
  • Founding social media editor of InStyle’s Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram accounts and architect of early social media brand partnerships with brands like Target, Lionsgate Films, and Essie.
  • Served 2 years in the United States Peace Corps as a health volunteer in Mali, West Africa.


Bronwyn is a professional storyteller and digital pioneer with 20 years of experience in print, digital and social media.

Before joining Dotdash Meredith in 2021, she was co-founder and Chief Creative Officer of a boutique content agency, combining editorial style and brand marketing principles to create custom digital and social media content for brands like Hilton Hotels, Waldorf Astoria, and Bulgari. She has also worked as a writer, reporter, and editor at InStyle, Entertainment Weekly, People, and National Geographic.

In 2021, Bronwyn joined Meredith to build a product reviews program for Food & Wine, Travel + Leisure, Southern Living, and Real Simple. She now oversees commerce content for The Spruce, The Spruce Pets. The Spruce Crafts, MyDomaine, and Treehugger.

Her favorite question—to ask of friends and strangers alike—is, "Where did you get that?"

Favorite Review


Bronwyn earned a B.A. in literature and sociology from Queen’s University at Kingston.


Bronwyn was on the team that edited Al Gore’s An Inconvenient Truth, the companion book to the 2006 Academy Award-winning documentary.

Other Works

Education: Queen’s University at Kingston
Title: Editorial Director of the Commerce Home Group

About The Spruce Pets

The Spruce Pets, a Dotdash Meredith brand, is a new kind of pets website offering practical, real-life tips and training advice to help you care for your pet. The Spruce Pets reaches 10 million people each month. Learn more about us, our editorial process, and our commitment to ensuring we are providing you with the most trustworthy veterinarian advice.