Mélanie Berliet

Mélanie Berliet, General Manager and Senior Vice President of The Spruce Pets

Mélanie is the General Manager and Senior Vice President of the Home vertical at Dotdash, which includes The Spruce Pets, The Spruce, The Spruce Crafts, and MyDomaine.


  • 15+ years experience writing, editing, and producing lifestyle content
  • Countless appearances on national television
  • Extensive experience executing branded content campaigns
  • Expertise in building brands on social media, particularly Instagram and Facebook


Prior to joining Dotdash in 2018, Mélanie was the Chief Editorial Director of Thought Catalog, where she led a team of 20 staff writers and managed all strategic partnerships, acting as the bridge between the editorial and sales departments. She has worked as a producer and writer for brands including MTV, Vanity Fair, Elle, New York Magazine, The Atlantic, Cosmopolitan, Salon, Esquire, Maxim, and iHeartRadio. She started her career as an Analyst in the Fixed Income Division of Credit Suisse.

As General Manager and Senior Vice President of The Spruce, Mélanie oversees all content initiatives and business strategies for The Spruce Pets, The Spruce, The Spruce Crafts and MyDomaine. She has 15 years of experience creating, managing, and publishing lifestyle content across platforms.

Read more about The Spruce Pet's Editorial Policies and Standards.


Mélanie earned a B.A. in Political Economy from Georgetown University. 

Awards and Publications

Mélanie published her first children's book, You Are Not A Princess (And That's Ok!), in 2019.

Interviews & Media

Education: Georgetown University
Location: New York, NY
Title: General Manager & Senior Vice President

About The Spruce Pets

The Spruce Pets, a Dotdash Meredith brand, is a new kind of pets website offering practical, real-life tips and training advice to help you care for your pet. The Spruce Pets reaches 10 million people each month. Learn more about us, our editorial process, and our commitment to ensuring we are providing you with the most trustworthy veterinarian advice.