About Quick and Dirty Tips

Quick and Dirty Tips (QDT) features actionable advice from friendly, informed experts to help you live your best life at home, at work, or at play.

Whether you want to manage your money better, rock your professional life, stay fit and eat healthy, or discover the keys to better mental health, Quick and Dirty Tips delivers short-form podcasts and articles every week to keep you at the top of your game, usually in ten minutes or less!

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QDT Staff

Kathy Doyle is the vice president of Quick and Dirty Tips and Macmillan Podcasts. She is responsible for the network’s overall business strategy and development. She started her career in digital publishing as a member of the original team that built and launched The Wall Street Journal Online. She held several other product-marketing roles at WSJ.com’s parent company, Dow Jones, over a 20-year period. She has also led product marketing teams at American Lawyer Media, publisher of the New York Law Journal and SourceMedia, publisher of American Banker. You can reach her at kathy@quickanddirtytips.com.

Mignon Fogarty (aka, Grammar Girl) is the founder of Quick and Dirty Tips and remains active in guiding the direction of the network. She has written seven books, including the New York Times bestseller Grammar Girl's Quick and Dirty Tips for Better Writing, and has developed an iOS game called Grammar Pop. People tell her she should always mention that she appeared on The Oprah Winfrey Show. She loves the word "kerfuffle" and hates the phrase "Grammar Nazi." You can reach her at feedback@quickanddirtytips.com.

Morgan Ratner is the Marketing Manager of Quick and Dirty Tips. She oversees all social media platforms and initiatives, newsletters and analytics, and marketing and publicity outreach efforts. She has previously worked at Macmillan Learning and is a graduate of the University of Delaware. You can find her roaming New York, usually with her nose buried in a book. Contact her at morgan.ratner@macmillan.com.

Michelle Margulis is the Manager of Podcast Operations and Editorial at Quick and Dirty Tips. She is in charge of developing new podcasts and working with sponsors on advertising campaigns. She also resolves technical issues with the website and podcast feeds. Michelle is a New York native and a graduate of Northwestern University. You can reach her at michelle.margulis@macmillan.com.

Emily Miller is Assistant Manager of Podcasts at Quick and Dirty Tips. She coordinates monthly traffic, revenue, and expense reporting, works on day-to-day website operations, processes invoices, and is responsible for special projects. She graduated from the University of Rhode Island and her dog’s name is Eleanor Roosevelt.  You can find her running in Brooklyn or at emily.miller@macmillan.com

Karen Lunde Hertzberg is Quick and Dirty Tips' Editor. She oversees the site's content, voice, and editorial direction and collaborates on strategic partnerships. Karen's eclectic background includes founding and operating one of the first online learning portals for writers and wrangling teams of video game journalists as a managing editor. She's published hundreds of articles, mostly about better communication. She's also worked in the content marketing trenches as a media relations and outreach specialist for Grammarly. You can reach her at editor@quickanddirtytips.com. See our guest post guidelines here.