Headshot of Halley Bondy, freelance news journalist
expertise
Personal Finance, Startups/Entrepreneurship, Small Business Financing
currently
Small Business and Personal Finance Writer
education
Barnard College

Highlights

  • Freelance personal finance and small business journalist for various outlets, including The Balance, NBC Know Your Value, Business Insider, and many more
  • Articles have also appeared in Lifewire News, Daily Beast, DAME Magazine, Eater NY, Bustle, Romper, The Outline, Oxygen, CMT,  Vice, New York Daily News, MTV, and more
  • Former senior producer/editor at NBC and Viacom
  • Award-winning author of five books for young girls

Experience

Halley Bondy a professional freelance writer, journalist, producer, and mom based in Brooklyn.

Along with covering personal finance and small business topics for The Balance, NBC, and Business Insider, Halley's work has appeared in Lifewire News, Daily Beast, DAME Magazine, Eater NY, Bustle, Romper, The Outline, Oxygen, CMT,  Vice, New York Daily News, MTV, and more. She writes scripts for the “Masters of Scale” podcast, and has written, researched, and narrated for the popular old Hollywood podcast “You Must Remember This.”

She worked previously as an editor for Oxygen and MTV World, and as a producer at Scary Mommy. She went full-time freelance in order to pursue many different interests while raising her little girl, Robin.

Bondy has written five books for young girls including "Speak Up," a how-to on day-to-day confidence. Her work has won a Shorty Award for digital content, as well as the Outstanding Playwright award at the Fringe NYC Festival, and a GEM Award at NBC. 

Education

Halley earned her bachelor's in anthropology from Barnard College.