Hilarey Wojtowicz is currently the editor of The Balance, a personal finance website within the Dotdash media portfolio. A career and money enthusiast, she’s passionate about helping others save and invest money, climb the ladder (or jungle gym) in their career, and more. She’s been an editor in the financial media industry for the past three years, and has experience in digital and social media, content marketing, and traditional journalism.
Hilarey has two journalism degrees—a master’s from the Missouri School of Journalism and a bachelor’s from The College of New Jersey (TCNJ). She’s now an adjunct professor of social media in the journalism department at TCNJ.
Hilarey is also on the board of New York Women in Communications (NYWICI). The organization works to support and help women develop in their careers at every stage from college to the C-suite. As the Vice President of Student Affairs, Hilarey plans programs for high school and college students, such as the Student Career Bootcamp, which took place at Twitter in November 2019 and featured more than 30 professionals from across the communications, PR and media industries, including keynote Jessica Pels, Editor-in-Chief of Cosmopolitan magazine.
Outside of work, teaching, and NYWICI, Hilarey enjoys going to concerts, the Jersey shore and playing soccer.