Cielo is the Founder of BLENDtw. In her capacity, she oversees all the editorial content of the publication, recruitment and manages all teams. Maricielo has a great depth of knowledge in the Media industry with 10+ years of experience working in digital media and TV news production. She started her career at NBC news working at the Today Show and MSNBC. Later, she transitioned to CNN where she helped produce the morning television show for CNN America. She has also written for NBC News. Cielo is very passionate about storytelling in all its form. Her work has been featured in Forbes, Medium, Her Campus, ABC News, CBS News and many other outlets. Maricielo is a former NBC page. She graduated magna cum laude with a bachelor’s degree in International Relations from Wheaton College (MA), and graduated from the Chinese school at Middlebury College, Brown University and Fudan University in Shanghai. She is fluent in Spanish and Mandarin.