Kristen Castillo

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Southern California
Fairfield University
Home Decor, Consumer Tips, Lifestyle
  • Kristen has been writing about home and garden trends for over a decade.
  • She enjoys learning home and garden tips and passing them on to readers.
  • She tracks trends from reputable sources.


Kristen Castillo is an award-winning print, broadcast, and digital journalist. A former TV news consumer and investigative producer, she's received over 75 journalism awards, including three Emmy Awards. She's a past president of the National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences Pacific Southwest chapter (NATASPSW) and a past president of the San Diego Press Club. She's passionate about home and garden and enjoys growing roses, lilies, and hibiscus.


Kristen is a graduate of Fairfield University. She studied English and communications, both of which shaped her into a detailed writer.
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