Claire Harmeyer

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Title: e-Commerce writer
Education: University of Iowa, B.S. in Journalism

As an e-commerce writer for People, Claire Harmeyer researches the best shopping events and deals to write stories about celebrity news, fashion, and major shopping events.

She began her career as an editorial intern in the Better Homes and Gardens digital team while attending college at the University of Iowa. At, she wrote SEO-driven stories and video scripts and assisted with photo shoots. Following Claire's summer internship, she accepted an extension of employment as a contributing writer.

After graduating in 2019, Claire became an editorial assistant at, where she was promoted to assistant editor six months later. Claire stayed with Hello Giggles for two and a half years, writing timely news stories and in-depth evergreen pieces, interviewing over 40 celebrities, assisting with beauty awards testing, and covering awards shows.

In September of 2021, Claire moved over to Dotdash Meredith's centralized e-commerce team, where she wrote shopping content for People, InStyle, Travel+Leisure, Real Simple, Shape, and Health. Now, Claire focuses solely on finding the most relevant trends and deals for People readers, covering mainly fashion and celebrity news.

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.

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