Celeste Little

Celeste Little, Senior Editor, Kindred
Title: Senior Editor, Kindred by Parents
Education: Syracuse University, S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications at Syracuse University
Location: New York, NY
Expertise: Journalism, Parenting

Celeste Little has been a journalist since 2011, working in every facet of media, from television to newspapers and digital media. She has expertly reported, written, edited, and commissioned stories about diverse subjects for outlets like Man Repeller, HelloGiggles, Clever, and InStyle. Celeste prizes storytelling that highlights untold perspectives and promotes equality, as both a writer and an editor. 


Celeste is a seasoned journalist with over a decade of industry experience. Before joining the Parents team, she was a local news reporter, a web editor at Verizon's FiOS1 News, and associate social media editor at Newsweek, among other roles. She worked at these outlets before ultimately carving out a niche writing and editing stories about issues that affect people of color, often spotlighting Black women.

As a writer, she covered topics like the physical effects of racism, #defundthepolice, motherhood during the pandemic, and the impact of land theft on Black homeowners. As an editor, she commissioned stories about issues like colorism and vitiligo, body positivity, and mental health for Black women. She did this at outlets like Man Repeller, HelloGiggles, Clever, and InStyle, among others.

Celeste's distinct voice and conscientious editorial perspective helped diversify media landscapes where Black women were often an afterthought.

Celeste has also been an English teacher at Borough of Manhattan Community College for several years, serving one of the most diverse student bodies in the nation.


Celeste received her B.A. in writing and English from Syracuse University. She received her M.A. from its S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications.

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