Wendy Rose Gould

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Lives In

Phoenix, Arizona


  • Franklin College

Wendy Rose Gould is a freelance lifestyle reporter based in Phoenix, Arizona by way of the Indiana countryside.

  • Covers travel-related topics for publications such as Business Insider, Real Simple, Glam.com, and Reader's Digest.
  • Has visited over 30 countries across Europe, Asia, Africa, North America, and South America. She's also lived abroad in South Korea.
  • Has a bachelor's degree in journalism and a second in philosophy.


In addition to working with Dotdash publications such as TripSavvy, Brides, and Verywell Mind for the past three years, she's a regular contributor to NBC, Real Simple, and Business Insider.


Gould received her journalism degree from Franklin College of Indiana's Pulliam School of Journalism, graduating magna cum laude. She has a second bachelor's degree in philosophy.

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