Hilarey Gould (formerly Wojtowicz) has worked on the editorial team of The Balance, a personal finance website within the Dotdash media portfolio, since 2019. 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 digital media industry for 10+ years, and has experience in digital and social media, content marketing, content strategy, SEO, and more.
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 a current member and former board member 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 has helped plan 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.