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I’m Meghan Walbert, Lifehacker Parenting Editor, and This Is How I Work

Photo: Stephanie Glover The How I Work series asks heroes, experts, and all-around productive people to share their shortcuts, workspaces, routines, and more. Every week, we share the shortcuts, workspaces, and productivity tips of our favorite experts. This week, we’re going behind the scenes at Lifehacker. I’m Meghan Walbert, and this is how I work. Location: Bethlehem, PA Current gig: Lifehacker’s parenting editor Current computer: I have an iMac that was a hand-me-down from my dad and a 13" MacBook Air. I work from home, so I bounce back and forth depending on my mood/technical difficulties/location. Current mobile device: iPhone 7 One word that best describes how you work: Remotely First of all, tell us a little about your background and how you got to where you are today. My background is in journalism and media relations. I graduated with a degree in journalism and mass communication from Kent State University in Ohio and moved to Arizona on my 22nd birthday to work as a newspaper reporter for the Arizona Republic. After several years covering mostly education, I left to work in media relations; first for a career and technical high school, and then for a private university. A couple of years after my son was born, my husband and I moved back to the East Coast to be closer to family. We became foster parents, and I spent the next several years freelance writing—everything from local newspaper articles and marketing copywriting to a series of foster parenting essays […]

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