About Monica

websiteprofileMonica Mercuri is NYC-based reporter covering Hollywood & Entertainment. She is currently an editorial intern for Forbes Magazine’s Media & Entertainment section, after starting at Forbes.com as a music contributor. While at Forbes, she helped report on the annual 2019 Celebrity 100 issue and has conducted in-depth interviews with Luis Fonsi, Ashley Tisdale, Ross Lynch, Lauv and more.

Monica previously worked at Billboard Magazine, where she contributed more than 150 articles relating to music, entertainment and music industry news. At Billboard, she wrote compelling music features and premieres for Billboard.com and carried out editorial duties for the print magazine.

In 2017, Monica was as a beauty and fashion freelancer for the online magazine StyleCaster, after starting as an editorial intern in the summer of 2017. At StyleCaster, Monica wrote articles focusing on beauty, fashion and entertainment, attended beauty brand marketing events and interviewed prominent members of the beauty and entertainment fields.

Monica is completing her Bachelor of Art’s degree in Journalism and Mass Communication at George Washington University’s School of Media and Public Affairs. To learn more about Monica, contact her here.