Heather Salerno is an award-winning journalist whose work has appeared in Family Circle, Woman's World, People, USA Today, Glamour, The Washington Post, Newsday and The Journal News, a daily New York suburban newspaper owned by Gannett. During her career, she has profiled an eclectic range of celebrities and newsmakers (from Martha Stewart to Mary J. Blige), written about 9/11 victims and their families, witnessed a kidney transplant firsthand, followed the New York Giants to the Super Bowl and tracked Bill and Hillary Clinton's move from the White House to Chappaqua, N.Y. She is also an adjunct professor of journalism at Adelphi University. A graduate of Georgetown University with master's and bachelor's degrees in English, Heather lives and works in the greater New York City area.