About Monica

Monica Mercuri is a freelance journalist based in the New York City area. She is currently a contributor for Forbes.com, where she covers the music industry, and will join the Forbes Media & Entertainment team as a full-time editorial intern in May. Previously, Monica was 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 daily editorial duties for the 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 finishing 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.