Shanon Maglente

Shanon Maglente The Spruce Crafts

Shanon is the Senior Editor at The Spruce, covering all things toys, gifts, and holiday.


  • Shanon joined DotDash Meredith as Senior Editor at The Spruce in September 2021.
  • She studied English and minored in Journalism at Seton Hall University.
  • Shanon has writing, editing, and video experience in product reviews, which are based on scientific testing, top-rated brands, consumer ratings, and heavy research.


Shanon has a background in best-of-product roundups, sales news, and gift guides. Her work has appeared in titles like Good Housekeeping, Elle, Cosmopolitan, and HGTV, and Parents magazines. She’s also worked in entertainment publications, including J-14 magazine and


Shanon studied English at Seton Hall University.

Education: Seton Hall University
Title: Senior Editor of Toys, Gifts, & Holiday at The Spruce

About The Spruce Crafts

The Spruce Crafts, a Dotdash Meredith brand, is a DIY craft and hobby site covering helpful tips and step-by-step tutorials from passionate makers. The Spruce Crafts reaches 6 million people each month. Learn more about us and our editorial process.