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Rose Minutaglio

Writer. Reporter. Editor



Rose is a Senior Editor with ELLE Magazine producing high-impact investigative features and multimedia concepts focused on contemporary international issues, like immigration, women’s rights, and pay equity. She profiles politicians, athletes, celebrities, and change-makers for the legacy women’s brand that reaches 22 million people a month.


Before that she was a Digital Features Editor with Hearst writing for 17 different magazines, including ELLE, Esquire, Marie Claire, Good Housekeeping, Harper's Bazaar, Delish, Cosmopolitan, and Town & Country. She covered the 2018 PyeongChang Winter Olympics on the ground for Hearst. And reported on the March for Our Lives from D.C.  ​​

Her work has appeared in PEOPLE, Sports Illustrated, Greatist, San Antonio Current, and The Italian Journal. As a full-time Writer-Reporter for PEOPLE, Rose traveled the nation writing about the Zika outbreak from Florida,  investigating the artist Prince's death, and covering the Pulse nightclub shooting in Orlando. Her reporting earned a Time Inc. Luce Award.

She is an accomplished and compassionate storyteller, who excels in obtaining exclusive interviews and unearthing compelling celebrity, crime, and human interest stories. Some of her recent interviews include Vice President Kamala Harris, Dr. Jane Goodall, Simone Biles, Addison Rae, Greta Thunberg, Chelsea Clinton, Sandra Lindsay (first person in the U.S. to receive a COVID vaccine), #MeToo founder Tarana Burke, Bill Gates, Serena Williams, Gloria Steinem, Michael Phelps, and Usain Bolt.

Rose is an Austin, Texas native who is always on the hunt for authentic queso and a good enchilada in Manhattan. Tips, pitches, etc. here...



McKayla Maroney Is Done Being Unimpressed

In an exclusive sit-down, the Olympic gymnast and sex abuse survivor says she is moving beyond the meme—and the trauma she secretly suffered for years—to put her best face forward.

Mikaela Shiffrin Lost the Olympics But Won the World
After crashing epically at the 2022 Winter Games, the Alpine skier is using her experience to remind us that no one—not even an Olympian—is immune to mental health issues.

The Karen Who Cried Kidnapping

How one unsuspecting craft-loving California mom got tangled in an Instagram influencer’s viral yarn.


Our Abortion Stories

With abortion rights under attack, ELLE brought together five members of Congress perhaps most qualified to discuss the issue—because they’ve been there themselves. 


Four Years in the Front Row

The country’s best female political reporters go on the record about what it was really like covering Trump’s America.

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