Brooke Obie

Brooke Obie is the senior digital editor for Guideposts.org, where she manages the health & wellness, relationships and travel verticals. Previously, she served as both contributing editor and interim news & lifestyle editor for EBONY.com before becoming EBONY.com’s editor-at-large, managing the health & wellness vertical and writing the column The Spiritual Life.

Brooke has edited literary fiction and non-fiction, as well as essays, articles and company documents. If you’re looking for an editor to help shape or polish your literary or journalistic work, please contact Brooke here. Rates vary by scope of work.


Selections Edited by Brooke Obie

Brooke Obie Misty Copeland

Misty Copeland: Made to Dance (Guideposts magazine February 2016 cover story, print issue)

Brooke Obie Courtney B. Vance

Courtney B. Vance: A Helping Spirit (Guideposts magazine August 2016 cover story, print issue)

Why Are Young Blacks Killing Themselves?

Has Ferguson Changed the Heart of Megachurch Pastors?

Baptized After 30: An Untraditional Path to Faith

It Takes a Village to Raise Good Food

Jaci Velasquez in the Role of a Lifetime

Why Eat Organic?

‘Amazing Grace’ Is Bringing a Sweet Sound to Broadway

Getting Waisted: The Dangers of Corset Training

Survival Story: What I Wish You Knew About Rape

The Dos and Don’ts of Interracial Dating

Ending Rape 4Ever: A Prayer for Healing

[FEARLESS LIVING] How to Tap Into Your Power

[FEARLESS LIVING] What Ferguson Can Learn from Soweto Protesters

[FEARLESS LIVING] My Body Isn’t Part of the Business Deal

[FEARLESS LIVING] How to Be a Culturally Aware Global Citizen

[FEARLESS LIVING] How to Make Your Dreams a Reality

[FEARLESS LIVING] Surviving Sexual Assault

[FEARLESS LIVING] How to Be Confident Anywhere

Read the rest of Julia Wilson’s “Fearless Living” column on EBONY.com here.