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Sarene Leeds

School: New York University

Expertise: TV, movies & entertainment, wellness

Sarene Leeds

  • Movie and pop-culture expert
  • Published in Rolling Stone, the Wall Street Journal and Vulture
  • Podcast host, Emotional Abuse Is Real


Sarene is a movie and pop-culture expert covering all the best films available on streaming services for Reader’s Digest. She has written and reported on numerous subjects throughout her career for outlets including Rolling Stone, the Wall Street Journal, Vulture and SheKnows. A staunch mental-health advocate, Sarene also hosts the podcast Emotional Abuse Is Real.


Brandeis University BA, American Studies (Journalism) New York University MS, Professional Writing


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