Hayley Bruning

Associate Editor

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Ramapo College of New Jersey


Hayley is an Associate Editor at Treehugger. She joined Dotdash in 2021 and has worked on a variety of writing projects throughout her career and her time as a student.


During her time in graduate school, Hayley worked as a freelance writer, editor, and marketing Assistant at Farotech, a digital marketing agency in Conshohocken, Pennsylvania; this position introduced her to the digital content industry. In April 2019, she started at Integrated Media Solutions as an associate editor for Dental Product Shopper, a monthly print magazine. During the pandemic in 2020, she also began copyediting and proofreading the company's additional publications while managing different style guides and production schedules.


Hayley attended Ramapo College of New Jersey and received her bachelor's degree in Literature and Creative Writing in May 2017. She also attended West Chester University for three semesters as a Master's of English (Writing, Teaching, Criticism) candidate, completing her last semester in December 2018.

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