Anastasia is the Copy Desk Chief at LendingTree, where she leads a team of staff editors and freelance editors charged with editing and fact-checking hundreds of articles per month across various LendingTree-owned domains.
Prior to working at LendingTree, Anastasia spent six years at The New York Times, where she took on dual roles as copy editor and web editor for all major sections, including BizDay. She also worked as a breaking news homepage editor for Flipboard and NBC New York. She is a part of the board of directors for the Deadline Club, the largest chapter of SPJ. She is also a member of The Society of Business Editors and Writers and the Online News Association.
Anastasia has an M.A. in journalism from the CUNY Graduate School of Journalism in Times Square. She was the recipient of the Reynolds National Center for Courts and Media scholarship. Anastasia also has a B.A. in Communications from Adelphi University, where she attended on a full scholarship and was a part of the Honors College as well as managing editor of the school paper. She wrote her undergraduate thesis on the future of online media.