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MELISSA RAYWORTH

New York, Pittsburgh

MELISSA RAYWORTH

writer and editor
content manager and communications consultant

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Meet the 5 remarkable women behind Museum Lab

An abandoned 19th-century library will soon be America's largest cultural campus for families.
NEXTpittsburgh Link to Story
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Welcome to the “pool party.”

In the photos, suntanned girls laugh, their hair whipping around as if their joy can barely be captured.
Medium.com Link to Story
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The Betty Draper Effect

What can we learn from the women who did their mothering just before the ’60s reached suburbia?
Babble.com Link to Story
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The HundrED Spotlight chooses Pittsburgh’s education innovation for global attention

Education is different in Pittsburgh. And now the city's innovations are changing lives globally.
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Promises Kept.

Enrolling in a great college was simply a dream for some local high-schoolers, until the Pittsburgh Promise was born.
Pittsburgh Magazine Link to Story
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48 Hours in Bangkok: Your Next Vacation Spot

Despite the city’s image, nights out in Bangkok don’t have to look like an endless replay of “Hangover 2.”
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Mom, Interrupted: Let Me Finish My Sentence

The way we deal with screens – click, get a reward, then click elsewhere – is changing our lives.
TueNight.com Link to Story
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How to Create Your Best Gallery Wall

An eye-catching and sentimental wall of art can add personality and depth to a room. Here's how.
Pittsburgh Magazine Link to Story
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Parenting in the age of Alexa and her ilk

Hey parents: What if there was a machine that could respond to your kids’ every command, never tiring?
The Boston Globe Link to Story
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Healing to Haiti

Rumbling through the shattered streets of Port-au-Prince, their first sight was bodies they couldn't save.
Pittsburgh Magazine Link to Story
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Where There’s Smoke …

My ex-husband took a match to my childhood photos. Now, I’m piecing together my history.
Stuff Dot Life Link to Story
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Finally: Ads That Really Say What All Those Other Ads Are Thinking

Robin Rice won't judge you for all those times you've stared into a mirror wishing your thighs were thinner.
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About

MELISSA RAYWORTH

For nearly two decades, Melissa Rayworth has explored the building blocks of modern life -- the ways we design and organize our homes, how we interact with entertainment and pop culture in our marketing-saturated society, parenting, relationships and marriage, and much more -- as a writer for regional, national and global media outlets. She's also served as a print and online magazine managing editor and media consultant.

That work continues, and has grown to include the launch of a private storytelling service called Breadcrumbs, which Melissa has created alongside her husband, writer Ted Anthony.

After three years living and working in southeast Asia, Melissa currently splits her time between Pittsburgh and New York.