Simone R. Johnson

Simone R. Johnson is an associate SEO editor at Bustle, where she uses search engine optimization strategies to write copy to boost Scary Mommy's search engine ranking. She updates and adds content to these articles according to their tone and style and makes editorial changes to improve the article's readability. Simone also writes card stories based on trending topics.

Simone has worked in media for the past four years. Her byline has appeared in The Riverdale Press, HerMoney,, Black Enterprise, BuzzFeed, and Finurah. In 2019, she received a New York Press Associate award for her coverage in Education at the Riverdale Press. She earned her bachelor's degree in English and film from the University of Rochester and her masters in journalism at the Columbia School of Journalism. Simone lives in Harlem and enjoys reading nonfiction novels.

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reigning shows

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Serving Looks

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It's Funny 'Cause It's True

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Monarchal Movies

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celeb parents

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summer fun

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Out of Office

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Soothing cinema

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puppy power

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fun in the sun

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magic galore

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Bye-bye french fry

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Summer screenings

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