Brittney McNamara


Brittney McNamara is an award-winning journalist and editor who has been reporting on health issues, including mental health, reproductive rights, sexual assault, and LGBTQ identity since 2014. As a newspaper reporter in Massachusetts, McNamara examined how the opioid crisis impacts women in a nationally syndicated series.

In her current role as the features director at Teen Vogue, McNamara investigated the #MeToo movement on college campuses; reported on abortion access under the Trump administration; explored how incarceration impacts the mental health of young people; and published a series on various health issues, including bullying and vaccination.

She's passionate about both reporting stories that explore the textured lives of women, girls, and nonbinary people and amplifying the voices of those people as they tell their own stories.