Caroline Utz

Caroline Utz, Senior Editor for The Spruce

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

  • Caroline is a Senior Editor at The Spruce
  • She previously worked at Good Housekeeping and Woman's Day
  • She studied journalism and leadership studies at the University of Richmond


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 spent time freelancing for Martha Stewart Weddings. Caroline is also currently the Senior Editor for MyDomaine, The Spruce Pets, and The Spruce Crafts, all a part of the Dotdash family of brands.

In her current role as Senior Editor, Caroline oversees Home Design and Pets content, assigning, publishing, and updating articles. 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 attended the post-graduate Columbia Publishing Course at Columbia University in 2017.

Expertise: Home Decor, Lifestyle
Education: University of Richmond
Location: New York, NY
Title: Senior Editor

About The Spruce

The Spruce, a Dotdash 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.