Daria Smith

Daria Smith is a Charleston-based freelance writer who specializes in home improvement and lifestyle content. Her work has appeared in Better Homes and Gardens, Southern Living, Eating Well, Forbes, and Martha Stewart Living. In addition to writing, Daria works as a blogger, editor, and social media strategist. She also enjoys an iced latte on a warm afternoon and running at sunrise on Sullivan's with her dog Gracie.

Daria received her B.S. in public relations from Georgia Southern University. After gaining experience in copywriting and social media at college internships, she wrote news releases and feature stories and managed media relations for the Bullock Country Board of Education.

With her YouTube channel, Daria has positioned herself as a micro-influencer who focuses on creating lifestyle and fashion content for millennial women.

At Lewis Communications, she wrote content for digital platforms, blogs, email newsletters, marketing campaigns, social media posts, and websites.

Daria currently serves as newsletter editor for The Post and Courier. She is also a contributor at Southern Living magazine, where she writes product roundups, and for Forbes, where she specializes in writing home improvement content.

About Better Homes & Gardens

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