Emmy Favilla

Emmy Favilla
Emmy Favilla is the copy chief at BuzzFeed, where she oversees a team of five international copy editors, and co-author of the BuzzFeed Style Guide. She is the former copy chief of Teen Vogue and has also worked as a staff and freelance copy editor for Seventeen, Natural Health, Domino, Blender, and Lucky magazines. Emmy attended the University of the Arts London and holds a B.A. in Journalism from New York University. 

Emmy Favilla's Courses
Copy Editing Basics, In-Person – New York (Starts December 12)


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