Nicoletta Richardson

Editor / Writer / Reporter

United States

Nicoletta Richardson currently works as Trending Editor at TODAY Digital, where she's part of a dynamic morning team and ideates, edits, and reports on entertainment trends and breaking news — from the latest TV show that the internet is buzzing about to uplifting stories in the face of political turmoil. Previously, she was Entertainment Editor at Apartment Therapy Media, where she built out and shaped the brand’s entertainment section. In addition to her full-time job, Nicoletta is a freelance travel writer and editor, and her work has appeared in Thrillist, Women’s Health, AFAR, Tasting Table, Travel + Leisure, National Geographic (Kids), and kimkim, among others.

A graduate from Fairfield University, Nicoletta majored in English and minored in Art History and Anthropology, and she loves to embrace her Greek identity in both her professional and personal life (she not-so-secretly dreams of traveling to Greece someday soon to explore her family lineage further!). She is also a certified fitness instructor and loves to share her passion for fitness through teaching classes, writing about wellness, and sharing inspiration on her Instagram. Come join her next virtual class!

Enjoy reading through some of her recent clippings below, and feel free to reach out!

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Travel & Culture (Writing)

Travel & Culture (Editing)

Apartment Therapy
Here's How My Family and I Celebrate Diwali with DIYs Every Year

Diwali is known as the Festival of lights, centered on the lighting of the diyas (lamps) that mark the celebration of life, well-being, and spirituality. It is time to introspect, when charity, goodwill, family values, and spirituality are reinforced, and for some, it marks the beginning of the Hindu New Year.