Bronwyn Barnes

Bronwyn Barnes
Title: VP of Commerce
Education: Queen’s University at Kingston, B.A. in Literature and Sociology
Location: Los Angeles, CA

Bronwyn is a professional storyteller and digital pioneer with 20 years of experience in print, digital and social media.

Before joining Dotdash Meredith, Bronwyn was co-founder and Chief Creative Officer of a boutique content agency, combining editorial style and brand marketing principles to create custom digital and social media content for brands like Hilton Hotels, Waldorf Astoria, and Bulgari. 

Bronwyn has also worked as an editor and writer, at InStyle, Entertainment Weekly, People, and National Geographic. Her work has been featured on USA Today, Travel + Leisure, and CNN Underscored.


  • Experience in writing and editing for various publications, including People, Travel + Leisure, CNN Underscored, USA Today, and Entertainment Weekly.
  • Founding social media editor of InStyle’s Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram accounts and architect of early social media brand partnerships with brands like Target, Lionsgate Films, and Essie.
  • Served 2 years in the United States Peace Corps as a health volunteer in Mali, West Africa.


Bronwyn is the VP of Commerce for Health and Beauty at Dotdash Meredith. She joined the team in 2021.


Bronwyn earned a B.A. in Literature and Sociology from Queen’s University at Kingston.

About Shape

Shape is an award-winning digital fitness, wellness, and beauty destination that offers inclusive, trusted, and empowering expert-led guidance and advice for anyone at any point in their wellness journey. Our library of more than 11,000 stories reaches more than 7 million readers monthly who want to prioritize their health, have fun, and lead an active lifestyle while also cutting through the noise of quick fixes and unvetted fads.