Hayley Bruning

Associate Editor

Hayley Bruning


Veganism, Sustainable Food, Agriculture


Ramapo College of New Jersey


Hayley Bruning has worked as a staff writer, editor, proofreader, and marketing assistant. Her focuses include veganism, sustainable food, and agriculture. Bruning joined Dotdash-Meredith in 2021 as Treehugger's associate editor of evergreen content.


While taking graduate classes at West Chester University, Bruning worked as a freelance writer, editor, and marketing assistant at Farotech, a digital marketing agency. In April 2019, she started at Integrated Media Solutions as an associate editor and staff writer for Dental Product Shopper, a monthly print magazine. She also copyedited and proofread the company's additional publications while managing different style guides and production schedules.


Bruning holds a bachelor's degree in Literature and Creative Writing from Ramapo College of New Jersey. She has also taken graduate classes, including a journalism course at NYU.

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