Mary Makarushka

Assigning Editor  |  Housing market trends, mortgage rates, homebuying and selling

Mary Makarushka is an assigning editor on the Home/Mortgages team at NerdWallet, with a mission to create clear, engaging, actionable content to help consumers navigate an increasingly challenging homebuying market. She was previously managing editor of Bloomberg Personal Finance and has also held editing positions at Entertainment Weekly, The New York Observer and Manhattan, inc. For the University of Wisconsin-Madison, she was in charge of health communication strategy for the campus throughout the H1N1 influenza pandemic.

  • Education: B.A. in English from Barnard College, M.A. from the School of Journalism & Mass Communication, University of Wisconsin-Madison

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