L’OREAL THOMPSON PAYTON
FREELANCE WRITER, EDITOR, AND SPEAKER
L’Oreal Thompson Payton is a freelance writer, editor and public speaker who is dedicated to educating, encouraging and elevating Black women and girls. Her work has been featured in print and online publications such as Bustle, HelloGiggles, SELF, Shondaland, Well + Good and ZORA, just to name a few.
A highly sought-after public speaker, L’Oreal shares vital personal and professional advice via other platforms as a frequent podcast guest and panelist for career-centric events, as well as her weekly newsletter, which offers inspirational advice and job opportunities to a growing number of subscribers and followers at LTintheCity.com.
When she’s not busy writing — which, to be fair, isn’t often — L’Oreal enjoys reading, dancing, and binge-watching Beyoncé videos on Instagram. She lives in Chicago with her husband, Jeff, and her ever-growing collection of books, plants and coffee mugs.
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