Hilary Weaver

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Hilary has worked in digital media for for seven years. After graduating from the Missouri School of Journalism in December 2014, she began her career as a fact checker at The Nation, covering topics including reproductive rights legislation, activism, and feminism. She then moved on to a role as the night editor at The Cut. From there, she was a full-time staff writer at Vanity Fair for nearly three years. After that, Hilary served as the weekend editor at ELLE.com for two-and-a-half years, alongside her full-time freelance writing and communications/social media consultant work. She has been published in several legacy titles and been a regular guest speaker in college journalism classes on her topics of expertise: politics, covering controversial legislation, queer culture, and celebrity culture. Hilary is now the Pets editor at The Spruce at Dotdash Meredith.

About Better Homes & Gardens

Better Homes & Gardens, a Dotdash Meredith Brand, is the only iconic home brand with a 100+ year history of providing trustworthy and achievable ideas for all doers and home-enthusiasts. We are the go-to resource for fresh takes on home, food, and gardening—inspiring people to bring their dreams to life at home on special occasions and every day. BHG reaches 45 million readers each month. Learn more about us and our editorial process.

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