Linley Sanders Linley Sanders is a journalist who graduated from Drake University's School of Journalism & Mass Communication in 2016 and Columbia Journalism School's program for data journalism in 2018. She has previously written for ProPublica, Newsweek, The Associated Press, MTV News, and Teen Vogue.Linley is a researcher with a focus on news, public opinion, and data journalism. Her work has been featured across a wide range of lifestyle and news publications. She covered both the 2016 Democratic and Republican National Conventions and written 100+ articles for Teen Vogue. 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.