Meet Marissa

Born and raised in London, Marissa Charles is an award-winning journalist who has written for newspapers and magazines around the world. Her work has appeared in publications in the UK, the US, Australia, South Africa and France.

Although she specialises in real-life features she loves writing about health, fitness, entertainment and true crime.

Marissa has been a journalist for more than a decade, but she has also written two books -– Jennifer: The Unofficial and Unauthorized Biography of Jennifer Lopez and The Big Book of Baby Names. She also contributed to The Rough Guide to 50 Great European Experiences.

In 2011 she was given the National Association of Press Agencies [NAPA] Feature of the Year Award for her exclusive story about the wife of a modern day New York body snatcher.

Marissa currently lives in Los Angeles, California.