Joanne Chen

Joanne Chen is a writer and editor based in New York with more than 20 years of experience covering health, culture and lifestyle topics.


Chen's work has appeared in Life magazine, Marie Claire, Martha Stewart Living, The New York Times,, Vogue and W, and she has held senior editorial positions at high-profile publications throughout her career. She started writing for in 2017.

Awards and Publications: 


  • Bachelor of Science in English and biology from Yale University
  • Master of Science in journalism from Columbia University

About is dedicated to good drinking and great living. We inspire, entertain and educate anyone—and everyone—interested in what happens in the glass and out of it.

For more than 20 years, Dotdash brands have been helping people find answers, solve problems, and get inspired. We are one of the top-20 largest content publishers on the Internet according to comScore, a leading Internet measurement company, and reach more than 30% of the U.S. population every month. Our brands collectively have won more than 20 industry awards in the last year alone and, most recently, Dotdash was named Publisher of the Year by Digiday, a leading industry publication.