Brionna Farney Title: Freelance Writer Education: Clarkson University Location: Syracuse, NY Expertise: Home Construction, Home Services, Interior Decorating Brionna Farney is a freelance writer who's well-versed in topics such as home improvement and civil engineering due to her work in the construction industry.Highlights5 years of civil engineering and construction experience3 years of digital interior decorating experience2+ years as a freelance writerHas written for Forbes Advisor, Angi, PropertyNest, and more Experience Brionna has always had a passion for home construction. She went from filling notebooks with floor plan ideas to receiving a degree in civil engineering and construction management.She started her career as a civil engineer in Washington, D.C., working on commercial buildings and industrial projects. She managed day-to-day construction tasks and loved the tradespeople she got to collaborate with. When she wasn't on a construction project, she worked as a decorator for the digital interior design company Modsy. After five years, she moved closer to her hometown in Upstate New York and transitioned from working in the industry to writing about it.Today, Brionna is a freelance writer, contributing to publications such as MyDomaine, The Spruce, Forbes Advisor, Angi, PropertyNest, and more. She thoroughly enjoys talking to experts and writing about home improvement and construction topics. Education Brionna received a Bachelor of Science degree in Civil Engineering and Construction Management from Clarkson University. About Real Simple Real Simple, a Dotdash Meredith Brand, is an award-winning, trusted online resource for smart, authentic solutions to simplify your life. We reach 11 million readers a month. Our content is written by experienced journalists and fact-checked for accuracy. Learn more about us and our editorial guidelines.