Melissa Malamut

Melissa Malamut

Health editor

Melissa started as an associate editor at Boston in September 2012, before being promoted to Health Editor in February 2014, where she writes, edits, and assigns all health/fitness/wellness copy for and the print magazine. But this is her second time around the office. She first started her magazine career here as a fact-checker in 2005. She also worked as a reporter/fact-checker at ESPN The Magazine and her writing has appeared in Marie Claire, Miami New Times,, and more. Melissa is a Massachusetts native but spent half her life in South Florida. She loves all things Boston and the Florida Gators, and has an argument about how she can love both the Red Sox and the Marlins that will knock your socks off. Her book, She's Got Game, was published by St. Martin's Press in 2010. Melissa is also certified to teach Pilates.

Melissa Malamut'S latest stories

The Jimmy Fund Is Looking for Submissions for its 'Big Ideas' Contest

In a new Shark Tank-like event.

Coca-Cola, Taco Bell Speaking at 'Wellness' Event in Boston

Not an 'Onion' headline.

Btone Ditching Cycling, Adding Rowing

In its Boston studio.

Verizon Donating $1.5 Million to Three Local Companies

Plus: Donnie Wahlberg is scheduled to appear at the Verizon store on Boylston.

Follain To Open Second City Location

In Beacon Hill.

Are You a Woman Running the Boston Marathon?

You could earn $100.

Freshii Is Opening in the Back Bay

Healthy food lovers rejoice!

Egg Freezing Parties Are a Thing

It's a new way to learn about your reproductive options.

Fit Trend: Aerial Pilates

It's everything you love about Pilates, but with silks.

The All-Female Boston Bikes and Bites and Festival Is Back

Choose from 10, 30, or 50 miles.