Her first career was in broadcast journalism as a news anchor, reporter and producer. She has worked at WMGT-TV in Macon, GA, WKYT-TV in Lexington, KY, New England Cable News and Court TV. She has freelanced for several publications and news outlets, including WBUR Public Radio, Monitor Radio and Massachusetts Lawyers Weekly.
Emily has also worked as an attorney at Fidelity Investments and in fundraising communications for Partners HealthCare and Tufts Medical Center in Boston.
Emily has a BA in English and history and a JD from Cornell University. She also has an MSJ from the Medill School of Journalism at Northwestern University and studied theater at the University of East Anglia in Norwich, England while an undergraduate.
Emily lives outside of Boston with her husband and two children.