Carly works full-time as a Senior Culture and Trends Specialist with YouTube through 1021 Creative. In this role, she analyzes and writes on the changing digital media landscape including trends, creators, and communities on YouTube.

On the side, she works as a freelance writer and has published pieces on female empowerment, culture and psychology in Thrillist, NBC, Psychology Today, Ms. Magazine, and the Daily Dot — where she spent six years reporting on digital media and launching a female-focused column titled #WCW.

You can find her personal writings on her blog, Hey Is This Thing On? Cause I’ve Got Some Thoughts. Not your typical lifestyle blog, Hey Is This Thing On? is a space for other enthusiastic, awkward and honest women interested in reading a diversity of articles that speak to every aspect of who they are.