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Cher Checchio

Cher Checchio

location-pin Atlanta, Georgia

School: University of Florida

Expertise: product testing

Cher Checchio

  • Former senior shopping editor for Reader's Digest, Taste of Home and Family Handyman
  • Former marketing manager at Coupons.com
  • Former website merchandiser at Alibaba
  • Former publishing editor at ProQuest


As a former senior shopping editor for Reader's Digest, Cher spent her time meticulously managing a broad array of lifestyle content and editing over 30 articles each month. With over 15 years of experience, Cher has covered everything from home decor and travel to beauty and style reviews in print magazines, newspapers and online publications. She spearheaded a shopping review site for Coupons.com that covered fashion, beauty, tech and travel, managed a team of freelance writers and edited dozens of articles weekly. Passionate about the written word, Cher has a Bachelor's of Science degree in Journalism from the University of Florida and was a lifestyle blogger for 10 years. Cher has traveled to over 20 countries and knows all the best packing tips and luggage brands. When she's not editing, she's listening to podcasts or searching for the latest style trends on social media.


University of Florida, bachelor's degree in journalism and mass communications, 2008


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