Dena Ogden

Dena Ogden

Dena Ogden is a Commerce Writer for The Spruce. She’s been writing professionally since 2015. Prior to joining Dotdash Meredith in August 2022, she was a women’s lifestyle commerce writer with Bustle Digital Group. She considers her home to be a constant work-in-progress, and is thrilled to support readers on similar journeys.

Highlights:

  • Dena has been writing professionally since 2015, and has published over 200 pieces with numerous digital outlets.
  • Her specialities include lifestyle, commerce, and culture topics, and she always has a novel in process, too. Prior to joining Dotdash Meredith in August 2022, she was a women’s lifestyle commerce writer with Bustle Digital Group.
  • She earned a Bachelor of Arts in English & Communication from the University of Washington, and is a proud first-generation college student.

Experience

Dena has been writing and blogging since she was a teenager, and made the switch to professional writing in 2015. Since then, she’s published over 200 pieces. Her specialities include lifestyle, commerce, and culture topics, and she always has a novel in process, too. Prior to joining Dotdash Meredith in August 2022, she was a women’s lifestyle commerce writer with Bustle Digital Group.

Dena earned a Bachelor of Arts in English & Communication from the University of Washington, and is a proud first-generation college student. She currently resides in the Pacific Northwest with her family. Prior to starting her writing career, she worked in higher education, specifically admissions and career services (in other words: essays, cover letters, and resumes). She considers her home to be a constant work-in-progress, and is thrilled to support readers on similar journeys.

Education

Education: University of Washington
Title: Commerce Writer

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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