Annika Harris was born and raised in Bronx, NY. She has voiced her opinions about style, pop culture, and lifestyle since the day she was able to string words into a sentence. She sharpened her writing skills as a member of the Craig Newmark Graduate School of Journalism at the City University of New York’s inaugural class. Annika joined UPTOWN’s staff in 2011 and began writing about luxury travel. She is currently the digital content director, managing UPTOWNMagazine.com and covering lifestyle extensively in that capacity.