About Monica

websiteprofileMonica Mercuri is a freelance journalist based in the New York City area. She is currently an editorial intern for Forbes Magazine’s Media & Entertainment section, working closely on the annual Celeb 100 issue. She started writing for Forbes.com in January 2019 as a music contributor. Prior to that, 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 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.