Kristen graduated with a bachelor's degree in journalism at Illinois State University, gaining experience in Chicago’s regional magazine scene and settling in as an editor for a national B2B media company in the professional skincare and spa industry. She further developed an international understanding of the industry, achieving a master's degree in magazine publishing in Edinburgh, U.K. Since January 2018, Kristen translates her passion for journalism, media, and content creation to her role as Stacker's associate editor.
Stacker researched the British royal line of succession to find out where the newest addition to the royal family lands. The Duke and Duchess of Sussex, Harry and Meghan gave birth to a boy, Archie Harrison Mountbatten-Windsor, on May 6, 2019, at 5:25 a.m. BST.