Melissa Kagan

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Pelham, NY
Ithaca College
Comfort Food, Kid-Friendly Recipes, Kitchen Shortcuts
  • Melissa is a news writer for MegaMenu.
  • She has previously written and edited lifestyle content for parenting websites like and Mommy Poppins.
  • She contributes every year to Westchester Magazine's Best of Westchester issue.


Melissa is a Westchester, NY based freelance writer and editor. She's a weird morning person and goes from zero to 60 once she has had her first cup of coffee. Her work has been featured in Westchester Magazine, Westchester Parent,, and Mommy Poppins.


Melissa received her Bachelor's in English from Ithaca College. She cut her gums as a journalist by writing for her school newspaper.
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