Stacey Freed was a senior editor at Remodeling for nearly a decade. Since 2013 she has been freelancing for national trade and consumer publications. Her writing is regularly featured in several Better Homes and Gardens and USA Today special interest publications; Rochester magazine; and REALTOR magazine among other places. Freed has won a Neal Award for specialized journalism and several awards from the American Society of Business Publications Editors. She holds an MFA from George Mason University. Her essay, “Tourist No More,” was nominated for a Pushcart Prize.