Maria Spano

Maria Spano is a writer, researcher, reporter and editor with over a decade of experience in media. She received her bachelor of arts in communications from Fordham University and began her journalism career as an editor and reporter on staff at Us Weekly magazine in New York. She later became news editor at Life & Style Weekly and has contributed to various national publications, including Cosmopolitan magazine and Architectural Digest, over the years. Maria worked closely with Pulitzer Prize-winning author Buzz Bissinger on Caitlyn Jenner’s autobiography, The Secrets of my Life, and New York Times bestseller, The Mosquito Bowl. The Philadelphia native, now managing editor at Delaware Today, is also a yoga teacher and practitioner and has competed nationally with USA Yoga.

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Meet Our Best of Delaware Award Winners in 2024

From top restaurants to one-of-a-kind shops, these Best of Delaware winners make the First State a wonderful place to call home.

This Delaware Couple Launched Second Careers in Bethany Beach

Bethany Beach retirees turn their passions into a second career with Scooters by the Beach and Trendy Shore Boutique.

5 Women-Led Wellness Spots to Check out in Delaware

Women-led businesses in the First State are thriving, offering everything from holistic healing and nutritional counseling to meditation and mindful movement.

First State Hydrogen Receives Funding for Clean Energy Initiative

Delaware has become a key player in creating green energy.

John Wallace Is a Champion Powerlifter in Delaware

Following numerous accolades, powerlifting pro John Wallace gets inducted into the Delaware Afro-American Sports Hall of Fame.

Sound Body Studio Is a Hub for Yoga and Community in Wilmington

Led by Shannon Branch, the Wilmington studio practices inclusivity and healing while creating a supportive environment for yoga practice.

8 Ways to Get Fit and Have Fun at the Delaware Beaches

From scenic runs to serene paddleboard yoga, explore a myriad of ways to stay fit at the Delaware beaches this summer.

These Delaware Nurses Strive to Improve Their Communities

Two trailblazing nurses are redefining entrepreneurship statewide with innovative programs that support underserved communities in Delaware.

Golf Is a Top-Notch Aerobic Workout for Delawareans Over 50

It's not just for fun! Retirees and sports enthusiasts alike can turn to golf for a low-impact, weight-bearing fitness option.

Fasting Is a Popular Wellness Practice in Delaware and Beyond

New research shows that refraining from meals for set periods might help extend life.

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