Maressa Brown

Greater NYC

Maressa Brown

An online & print journalist with over a decade of professional experience writing, reporting, and editing women's lifestyle (e.g. health, love/sex, beauty/style) and pop culture content.


Astrological Predictions For Each Sign In 2017

It's true: Your zodiac sign plays a part in how you can live your best life, from which sex position you should try to identifying your dream career goals. Romper partnered with astrologer Maressa Brown to share how every sign can put the current astrological aspects to work and enjoy even more happiness, wellness, and love every week. Here, she tackles the major astrological predictions for each sign in 2017.
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11 Things You Should Know Before Dating a Cancer

If your bae was born between June 21 and July 22, they're a Cancer, a water sign known for their amazingly ~nurturing~ nature. Here are 11 things that make dating a Cancer fun and fulfilling, no matter what sign you are. They feel compelled to take care of people they love. Ruled by the moon, which is linked to emotion and maternal energy in astrology, Cancers are the natural-born "moms" of the zodiac.
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What Your Sign Says About the Way You Kiss

How you kiss is a completely individual thing, likely inspired by which rom-coms you watched growing up and all the crappy kissers you've encountered who taught you what not to do (silver lining?). But chances are your astrological sign has helped shape your kissing style too. Here are the details on how your sign affects the way you kiss.
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'Blood Moon' Love Horoscopes: What the Lunar Eclipse Means for Your Sign

No matter if you're the type to take a keen interest in astrology, dabble in reading your horoscope, or think it's all complete bunk, look out! A full moon eclipse, aka a "blood moon" -- the second and final total lunar eclipse of the year -- occurs today. The last one, as you may remember, was back on April 15, but this time, it'll appear 5.3 percent larger in the sky, according to NASA.
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Why Your Baby's Birthday Should Dictate Your Parenting Style (VIDEO)

Moms often wish their kids came with an owner's manual, but the Ophira and Tali Edut, also known as the AstroTwins, argue that they do ... in a way. A baby's birthdate holds the key to understanding more about their personality. And a mother's own birthdate influences how she parents and relates to her child.
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10 Things You Should Know Before Dating a Gemini

If your bae was born between May 21 and June 20, they're a Gemini, an air sign that's easy to find ~stimulating~ — intellectually and otherwise. Here are 10 things that make dating a Gemini all sorts of entertaining, no matter what sign you are. They're talkative. Ruled by Mercury, the planet of communication, Geminis are super-chatty.
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Maressa Brown

Whether I'm reporting on women's health research by interviewing medical experts, doing one-on-one interviews with celebrities like Jennifer Garner or Selena Gomez, or creating in-depth, visually-appealing features on red carpet or fitness trends, my copy is conversational and substantive. I'm also a media-trained journalist comfortable being on-camera, having represented CafeMom's The Stir in both live and taped-to-air segments as host of "The Daily Stir" web series and a commentator on Good Morning America, HuffPost Live, and CafeMom's "Moms Matter" Google Hangouts series.



  • Reporting
  • Blogging
  • Editing
  • Broadcast commentary
  • Web content
  • HTML
  • InDesign
  • Drupal
  • Interviews
  • CMS
  • WordPress
  • Magazine features
  • Social media best practices
  • SEO
  • Facebook Signal
  • Omniture
  • ChartBeat
  • Adobe PhotoShop