Caroline Utz

Caroline Utz, Senior Editor for The Spruce

Caroline is the Associate Editorial Director at The Spruce, The Spruce Pets, The Spruce Crafts, and MyDomaine. She's been with Dotdash since 2019 where she began as an Associate Editor for MyDomaine.

  • Caroline is the Associate Editorial Director at The Spruce
  • She previously covered home decor, design, cleaning and organizing at Good Housekeeping, Woman's Day, and Redbook magazines for nearly two years
  • She studied journalism and leadership studies at the University of Richmond and completed Columbia University's post-graduate publishing course in 2017


Prior to The Spruce, Caroline worked in editorial for the home departments of Good Housekeeping, Woman’s Day, and Redbook magazines on both print and digital content, covering everything from the latest decor trends to the best cleaning hacks. She also wrote for Martha Stewart Weddings for a year and a half. Caroline is also currently the Associate Editorial Director for MyDomaine, The Spruce Pets, and The Spruce Crafts, all a part of the Dotdash Meredith family of brands.

In her current role as Associate Editorial Director, Caroline oversees evergreen content and strategy. She also contributes to news and trending content franchises.

Read more about The Spruce's Editorial Policies and Standards.


Caroline graduated summa cum laude from the University of Richmond with a degree in journalism and leadership studies in 2017. She also completed the post-graduate Columbia Publishing Course at Columbia University in 2017.

Expertise: Home Decor, Lifestyle
Education: University of Richmond
Location: New York, NY
Title: Associate Editorial Director

About The Spruce

The Spruce, a Dotdash Meredith brand, is a new kind of home website offering practical, real-life tips and inspiration to help you create your best home. The Spruce reaches 32 million people each month. Learn more about us and our editorial process, and our commitment to ensuring we are providing you with the most trustworthy advice by certified experts for your home and garden.

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