About Monica Collins


Monica Collins, writer and journalist, created and pens “Ask Dog Lady,” the humor lifestyle advice column on various platforms, including the Web at www.askdoglady.com. Collins has a unique perspective on the media.  As an independent journalist, she writes and sells her own column.   She also spent many years on staff as media columnist/TV critic for USA Today, TV Guide, and Boston Herald.  She has written various profiles for USA Weekend  magazine, including a cover piece on CNN's Anderson Cooper. Her columns also have run in Vogue, Boston Magazine, Town & Country, and Forbes/Life.  Collins has appeared on The Oprah Winfrey Show, Good Morning America, Nightline, The O'Reilly Factor, Inside Edition,  and NPR’s All Things Considered.  Collins also writes and coaches writing for non-profit organizations and consults on media strategy.