Cheyann Neades

Cheyann Neades
Title: Freelance Writer
Education: Drake University
Location: Omaha, Nebraska
Expertise: Holidays, Gift Guides, Wellness

Cheyann has been writing for various lifestyle publications since 2017. Her work has been included in The Modern Quilt Guild, Midwest Living and The Knot. Her pieces at BH&G have focused on holiday gift guides and tips.


  • Cheyann has been a contributing writer for BH&G.
  • She received her degree in Magazine Media with a minor in Anthropology from Drake University.
  • In 2020, Cheyann was accepted into the prestigious internship program for the American Society of Magazine Editors (ASME).


Cheyann Neades knew that journalism was her path when she became Editor-in-Chief of her high school news magazine. When attending college, she wrote news and lifestyle pieces ranging from female health to Midwest travel. After her first two internships with The Modern Quilt Guild and Midwest Living & Meredith Travel Marketing, she began writing for The Knot and BH&G. After graduating in May 2021, she has began freelancing full-time. She is committed to lifestyle writing in hopes of improving the small details in others' lives.


Cheyann graduated from Drake University in 2021. She holds a B.A. in Magazine Media. She also had a minor in Anthropology. During undergrad, she held editorial positions and wrote for her college lifestyle magazine, Drake Mag. During the 2020-2021 academic year, she led the print and digital teams as Editor-in-Chief.

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