Locke Hughes

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Education: University of Virginia, B.A. in English
Location: New York, New York
Expertise: ACE-Certified Trainer, Certified Health Coach

Locke is a New York-based marketer, editor, and journalist specializing in health, wellness and lifestyle content, and the lead editor of health content for Oura. Her work has appeared in Oprah Magazine, Women's Health, Self, MindBody Green, and more. She is the author of Melatonin: The Natural Supplement for Better Sleep.

She began her career in media assistant positions at O, The Oprah Magazine and Woman’s Day before joining Shape as an assistant web editor then senior social media editor. After that, she worked as a senior editor at Greatist for two years and joined WebMD as the first social content strategist. She later became a deputy editor at The Well then became head of editorial at obé Fitness.

She holds a bachelor of arts in English from the University of Virginia and a health coach certificate from Emory University.

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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