Mélanie Berliet

Mélanie Berliet, General Manager and Senior Vice President of The Spruce

Mélanie Berliet is SVP and Group General Manager of the Home & Design team at Dotdash Meredith, overseeing Better Homes & Gardens, Real Simple, Southern Living, The Spruce (Home, Pets, and Crafts), MyDomaine, Martha Stewart Living, and DailyPaws.


  • 15+ years experience writing, editing, and producing lifestyle content
  • Countless appearances on national television
  • Extensive experience executing branded content campaigns
  • Expertise in building brands on social media, particularly Instagram and Facebook
  • Excels at folding fitted sheets, napkins, and hoodies


Prior to joining Dotdash in 2018, Mélanie was the Chief Editorial Director of Thought Catalog, where she led a team of 20 staff writers and managed all strategic partnerships, acting as the bridge between the editorial and sales departments. She has worked as a producer and writer for brands including MTV, Vanity Fair, Elle, New York Magazine, The Atlantic, Cosmopolitan, Salon, Esquire, Maxim, and iHeartRadio. She started her career as an Analyst in the Fixed Income Division of Credit Suisse.

As General Manager and Senior Vice President of The Spruce, Mélanie oversees all content initiatives and business strategies for The Spruce, The Spruce Pets, The Spruce Crafts and MyDomaine. She has 15 years of experience creating, managing, and publishing lifestyle content across platforms.

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


Mélanie earned a B.A. in Political Economy from Georgetown University. 

Awards and Publications

Mélanie recently published her second children's book, The Book That Makes No Sense. She also wrote You Are Not A Princess (And That's Ok!), in 2019.

Interviews & Media

Education: Georgetown University
Location: New York, NY
Title: Senior Vice President & Group General Manager

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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