Patrice Williams

Education: Temple University
Location: New York, NY
Expertise: Travel, Lifestyle, Fashion

Patrice J. Williams is a travel and lifestyle writer with more than 15 years of experience in print, digital, and broadcast. She creates content that’s focused on helping people live more informed lives. As a fact checker, she ensures articles are accurate and useful to readers.


  • Has contributed fashion and lifestyle content to Dotdash Meredith brands for more than five years
  • Former gift guide writer for The Spruce
  • On-air lifestyle expert for the Today Show, WEtv, Access Hollywood, and was the Savvy Shopper reporter for WPIX in New York


With 15 years of experience across a range of print and digital media, Patrice enjoys providing readers with accessible, intimidation-free information. In addition to writing, she shares her expertise on-air with segments on the Today Show, WEtv, and Virginia This Morning, and she was the Savvy Shopper reporter for WPIX in New York City. A graduate of Temple University, Patrice has written articles for TripSavvy, Travel & Leisure, Food & Wine, and gift guides for The Spruce.


Patrice received a B.A. in English from Temple University.

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