Anne Helen Petersen Substack, Bio, Wiki, Age, Husband, Books, BuzzFeed, and Net Worth

Anne Helen Petersen Bio | Wiki

Anne Helen Petersen is an American journalist presently working for Substack where she publishes a newsletter called Culture Study. She has been working full-time on Substack since August 2020.

Prior to her current role, Anne worked as a senior culture writer and Western correspondent at BuzzFeed for six years and six months. Furthermore, she is also an author popularly recognized for publishing Can’t Even in 2020 and The Burnout Generation also in 2020.

Anne Helen Petersen Age

She was born in 1981, in Lewiston, Idaho, in the United States of America. Anne is 42 years old, however, when she celebrates her birthday remains a mystery to the public.

Anne Helen Petersen Height

She is a woman of average stature. Anne stands at a height of 5 ft 5 in (Approx. 1.65 m).

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Anne Helen Petersen Family

She was born in Lewiston, Idaho, USA, where she was also brought up. Anne is an American citizen by birth and is of Norwegian descent. However, detailed information concerning her parents and whether she has any siblings is currently under review. Moreover, Anne’s family’s whereabouts are also unknown to the public eye.

Anne Helen Petersen Husband | Charlie Warzel

She is happily married to her handsome and loving husband Charlie Warzel. Charlie is also a journalist presently working for The Atlantic as a contributing writer. The adorable couple is proud owners of their two dogs named Steve and Peggy. Before, settling in Lummi Island, Washington they previously lived in Brooklyn and Missoula, Montana. As of now, Anne and Charlie do not share any children.

Anne Helen Petersen Education

As soon as she attained her High School Diploma, Anne furthered her studies at Whitman College, where she graduated in 2003 and was awarded her Bachelor of Arts Degree in Rhetoric and Film Studies. In 2005, she enrolled at the University of Oregon where she attained her Master of Arts degree in English and Film Studies. Anne again decided to further her studies, therefore, enrolled at the University of Texas and was awarded her Ph.D. in Media Studies in 2011.

Anne Helen Petersen Books

Other than her journalism career, Anne is also an author and has published a couple of books including:

  • Can’t Even (2020)
  • Too Fat, Too Slutty, Too Loud (2017)
  • Scandals of Classic Hollywood (2014)
  • Out of Office (2021)
  • The Burnout Generation (2020)

Anne Helen Petersen Book | Burnout Book

Can’t Even: How Millennials Became the Burnout Generation is a book by Anne Petersen. Her book originated from her viral BuzzFeed article in 2019 called millennial burnout. This book contains 304 pages and was officially released on September 22, 2020. In her book, Anne argues that burnout is a definitional condition for the millennial generation, born out of distrust in the institutions that have failed us.

Anne Helen Petersen Substack | Newsletter

Anne has been working full-time on Substack since August 2020, where she writes a newsletter called Culture Study. Previously, she worked for six years and six months as the senior culture writer and Western correspondent at BuzzFeed. There, Anne mainly focused on culture. In 2019, while still working at BuzzFeed News she wrote a piece on millennial burnout which received over 7 million views.

From August 2012 to May 2014 she worked at Whitman College as a visiting assistant professor. Throughout her career, she has covered topics such as the COVID-19 pandemic, Harvey Weinstein sexual abuse cases, refugee resettlement, Native Americans voting in elections, and also student loans.

Some of Anne’s fellow journalists on Substack include:

Ed West – Writer

David Lat – Legal Writer

Alex Pareene – Writer & Editor

Chris Best – Co-founder & CEO

Noah Smith – Writer

Anne Helen Petersen BuzzFeed

Until August 2020, Anne worked for BuzzFeed as a senior culture writer. She joined BuzzFeed in May 2014, and in the same year, published her first piece titled “Jennifer Lawrence and the History of Cool Girls.” During her time at BuzzFeed and Buzzfeed News, Anne continued writing concerning celebrities such as Keira Knightley, Charlize Theron, and Kate Hudson among others.

Moreover, Anne wrote a piece regarding millennial burnout in 2019 for BuzzFeed News which garnered more than 7 million views. Later, she amplified that piece into a book titled Can’t Even: How Millennials Became the Burnout Generation. which was published in 2020. However, Anne stepped down from her role at BuzzFeed to start working on Substack full-time where she currently publishes her newsletter, Culture Study.

Some of Anne’s colleagues at BuzzFeed were:

Scaachi Koul – Cultural Writer

Jonah Peretti – Co-Founder & CEO

Anne Helen Petersen Podcast

Aside from her work on Substack, Anne is also a podcast host. She hosts a podcast called Work Appropriate. In this podcast, she focuses her attention on the untamed world of work. In addition, she features the smartest people she knows who have real jobs. Moreover, Work Appropriate promotes humorous but also practical workplace advice for a broad range of listeners’ questions like how to get their managers to stop texting them after working hours.

Anne Helen Petersen Salary

There, is no doubt that she is rewarded remarkably for her services as a writer at Substack. Anne’s average salary is $96,870 annually.

Anne Helen Petersen Net Worth

It is obvious that she has garnered a desirable amount of income from her journalism career over the years. Anne’s estimated net worth is $1.2 million.

How Old Is Anne Helen Petersen

Anne was born to her loving, caring, and supportive parents in 1981, in Lewiston, Idaho, in the United States of America. Therefore, he is 42 years old.

Is Anne Helen Petersen Married

Yes, she is a loving wife to her supportive and hardworking husband Charlie Warzel who is also a journalist working for The Atlantic as a contributing writer.

Where Is Anne Helen Petersen

She is currently working full-time on Substack as a newsletter writer for Culture Study since August 2020. Before that, Anne worked for BuzzFeed from May 2014 to August 2020 as a senior culture writer where her work focused on celebrities.

Anne’s Social Media Handles

  • Instagram – annehelenpetersen
  • Twitter – @annehelen