Melissa Bobbitt

Introduction

  • Author of "Normania" (Amazon Kindle eBook, 2018)
  • Freelance music journalist whose work has appeared in Paste, Alternative Press, and Occur.la
  • Editor for Creators Syndicate
  • Copyeditor for the San Gabriel News Group

Experience

Melissa Bobbitt is a former writer for ThoughtCo who specializes in music from the 1990s and has published dozens of articles on the topic over 11 years of writing for the company. Bobbitt pursued a communications degree at Cal State Fullerton. She regularly contributed to the school's newspaper, The Daily Titan, and eventually was named Opinions and Entertainment editor, garnering interviews with everyone from Angelina Jolie to Bratmobile.

Bobbitt regularly contributes to Paste, Alternative Press, and Occur.la, and she works as a proofreader for Lakeshore Learning Materials in Los Angeles. Her first novel, "Normania" was published in 2018 by Amazon Kindle eBooks. 

Education

Bobbitt earned a bachelor of arts in communications from California State University-Fullerton. 

Awards and Publications
  • Matisyahu for MeanStreet magazine
  • Contributor at Paste magazine

LiveAbout and Dotdash

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