Harmony Hunter

Harmony Hunter

The College of William and Mary


  • Reviews articles at The Balance by fact-checking for accuracy and adding inline citations
  • Former Public Outreach Specialist at NASA Langley Research Center
  • Previously worked as a web producer, writer, and editor for the Colonial Williamsburg Foundation, a living history museum in Williamsburg, Virginia
  • Host and Producer of "Past and Present," the Colonial Williamsburg podcast
  • Freelance writer and editor for a variety of print, online, and app clients


Harmony Hunter has been a career writer for 20 years, embracing everything from NASA assignments that probe the far reaches of space to the extremely earthly explorations of Virginia's Revolutionary era history. She is the recipient of the NASA Director’s Award (2004), the W3 Award (2008), the Communicator Award (2008, 2009, 2010, 2011), and the MUSE Award (2010).

Harmony's experience has given her a knack for research. As a fact checker, she spends hours each day reviewing articles for The Balance and covers a variety of financial topics.


Harmony received a Bachelor of Arts in English from The College of William and Mary.