Fran is an associate editor on the commerce team, where she helps with managing product testing operations, as well as with researching, creating, and editing copy for The Spruce Eats. She has been contributing to the brand since March 2020. Previously, she worked at an IT media company for five years as a copy editor and associate site editor.
Fran was born in the Philippines and lived in three countries and six states before finally settling in New York City. As a result of her travels, she's become an avid foodie (currently in the Vietnamese cuisine phase). Before The Spruce Eats, Fran worked at TechTarget, an IT media company, where she worked as a copy editor and associate editor for five years, covering such topics as IT leadership, IT security, compliance, and more. Outside of work, you can find her acting in various virtual theater performances or looking for the next best coffee shop and vegan restaurant in NYC.
Fran has a B.A. in English from Northeastern University and an MFA in Drama from East 15 Acting School.
About The Spruce
The Spruce, a Dotdash brand, is a new kind of home website offering practical, real-life tips and inspiration to help you create your best home. The Spruce family of brands, including The Spruce, The Spruce Eats, The Spruce Pets, and The Spruce Crafts collectively reach 30 million people each month.
Dotdash is among the largest and fastest growing publishers online, and has won over 50 awards in the last year alone, including Digiday's 2020 Publisher of the Year. Dotdash brands include Verywell, Investopedia, The Balance, The Spruce, Simply Recipes, Serious Eats, Byrdie, Brides, MyDomaine, Lifewire, TripSavvy, Liquor.com, and TreeHugger.