Elizabeth Kocan

Elizabeth Kocan
Title: Writer
Education: Wheaton College in Massachusetts
Expertise: Elizabeth Kocan has over 20 years of writing and editing experience working at lifestyle, culture, and parenting publications, including USA Today, Reviewed.com, Vulture, VH1, Reader’s Digest, Decider, Mommyish, and SheKnows.
  • Elizabeth Kocan was previously the senior editorial director at VH1.com, where she led a content team of writers and video producers, and co-produced a Webby Award-winning web series.
  • Her experience is vast: She has interviewed Cardi B, tested and reviewed toilet scrubbers and written about the exciting experience of catching hand, foot, and mouth disease as an adult, each topic more glamorous than the next. In this current phase of her career, she is passionate about writing about environmental issues and eco-friendly products, as well as the essential tools and products that ease daily parenting life.
  • Her work has appeared in publications like Reviewed.com, USA Today, Decider.com, Reader’s Digest, Mommyish, and SheKnows.


Elizabeth Kocan has spent the majority of her 20-year-plus career working in entertainment journalism as her “real job” (you know, the one with insurance), while contributing regularly to parenting and lifestyle websites that have welcomed her hot takes on breastfeeding latches, career changes after motherhood, and what to watch on Netflix with your kids.

Favorite Purchase:

Don’t judge me: I get a rush any day I hit my step count and those FitBit fireworks go off.


Liz has a B.A. in Studio Art from Wheaton College in Massachusetts.

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