Natalia M. Pérez-Gonzalez

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Education: Syracuse University
Location: Worcester, MA
Expertise: Women’s Health, Wellness, Relationships, Identity

Natalia is a digital journalist and freelance writer who covers women’s health, identity, and wellness. Recently, she was a POPSUGAR Voices writer, where she focused on lifestyle and wellness. In 20222, she graduated with a master’s in magazine, news, and digital journalism from the Newhouse School of Public Communications at Syracuse University. Her words live on Cosmopolitan, Refinery29, Bustle, Elite Daily, and POPSUGAR among others.


*Currently a Pulitzer Center Reporting Fellow and has produced a documentary on reproductive rights in the Dominican Republic
*Previously covered internet culture and lifestyle at Bustle
*Has contributed more 20+ pieces on sex and relationships, wellness, and lifestyle for Cosmopolitan, POPSUGAR, and Elite Daily


After graduating with her mass communications degree in 2019, Natalia Perez-Gonzalez worked as a staff writer for Rizen Inbound. At Rizen, Natalia worked with several lifestyle brands to produce service pieces on home renovations, wardrobe upgrades, and wedding vendors. In 2022, she earned a masters degree in magazine, news, and digital journalism.

Throughout her career, Natalia has written personal essays, internet culture pieces, and e-commerce stories for POPSUGAR, Cosmopolitan, and Bustle Digital Group’s lifestyle and parenting brands. Currently, she’s completing her Pulitzer Center Reporting fellowship, focusing on a long-form multimedia piece covering the reproductive rights movement in the Dominican Republic.


Natalia graduated with a bachelor’s degree in mass communication, with an emphasis on writing and editing, in 2019 from Southern Adventist University. In 2022, she graduated with a master’s degree in magazine, news, and digital journalism from Newhouse School at Syracuse University. She was also awarded the 2022 Pulitzer Reporting Fellowship and Newhouse Foundation Scholarship.

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