Emmy Favilla is a copy editor at BuzzFeed. She has worked as a staff and freelance copy editor for Seventeen, Natural Health, Domino, Blender, and Lucky. She was copy chief at Teen Vogue.
She is also a freelance journalist and the author of a Seventeen magazine fashion tips book for teens. Emmy has an M.A. from the University of the Arts London and a B.A. in Journalism from New York University.
Emmy Favilla's Courses
Emmy's personable and approachable demeanor makes learning about copy editing less intimidating. She has a grasp and understanding of the industry and a working knowledge of current trends. I recommend this class to anyone struggling with structure and grammar as a great place to start. -- Kelly Hulbert
"Emmy's class was extremely useful concerning rules of grammar that I, and many of the class, had forgotten. Emmy is a perfect instructor for this material." -- Gene Cawley
"Emmy was fabulous. She was completely versed in her subject matter and able to explain things simply and clearly." -- Debra Hershkowitz
"Emmy was outstanding. She is smart, organized, and made a dry topic interesting. She went above and beyond to be individually helpful." -- Tracy Flynn
"Emmy was patient and effective. I would definitely sign up for another course if she was the instructor." -- Kristie DiMassi
"Emmy teaches one of the most comprehensive, immediately industry-useful, up-to-date classes I've taken. She does so at a consistent level of excellence, and with a friendly personality." -- Kathy Samon