Collette Reitz

Bio

Collette is the Associate News Editor at Elite Daily. Specifically, she's in charge of assigning and editing trending news coverage of all things food, viral, tech, social media, and travel. She also oversees Elite Daily's "Life Behind The Likes" monthly content series. Prior to becoming an editor, Collette was a social news writer for Elite Daily, where she utilized her Twitter and Instagram obsessions to cover the latest updates in food, social media, and tech. Collette enjoys a BOGO sale of any kind, watching the Chicago Cubs, and running without getting shin splints. Send trending news pitches to collette.reitz@bustle.com. Share all the puppy videos with her on Instagram @collette.reitz.

Here's What You Should Do If You Can't Add Music To Your Instagram Story Yet

By Collette Reitz
Instagram lets you transform your photos and videos with an endless selection of effects, and one of the most popular options is the music sticker, which adds a clip of a song to your Instagram Story. There are plenty of tunes to fit whatever mood…

Rev. Raphael Warnock Defeated Kelly Loeffler, & His Victory Speech Has Twitter Emotional AF

By Collette Reitz
Early in the morning on Wednesday, Jan. 6, multiple news outlets finally gave people an outcome for one of the Georgia Senate runoff races, and it's a history-making win. According to The New York Times, Democrat Rev. Raphael Warnock is the…

McDonald's Is Offering So Much FREE Food Inspired By Holiday Faves Like Buddy The Elf

By Lara Walsh and Collette Reitz
It's officially the most wonderful time of the year at the Golden Arches. Now that we're in the final stretch before welcoming 2021, McDonald's is gifting you with free food and drinks modeled after some of the holiday season's most beloved…

Your Spotify Wrapped Playlist Is Here, & You Can See Which Artists Were Your Faves

By Collette Reitz
Think you know which song was your go-to as you tried your hand at making a sourdough starter or baked your 15th loaf of banana bread this year? Well, Spotify is here to help you remember all your favorite artists who helped (and are still helping)…

Save More Than 50% On A Vortex Air Fryer During Target's Early Black Friday Sale

By Collette Reitz
Black Friday shopping is about to be so easy this year, thanks to retailers getting a jump on sharing so many early deals. Case in point: Target's Black Friday 2020 preview, which launched on Thursday, Oct. 29, with the announcement of "Black Friday…

Kamala Harris Had A Beautiful Message About The Future After The Election Was Called

By Collette Reitz
After making history as the first woman, first Black person, and first person of Indian descent to be elected vice president of the United States of America, Kamala Harris has a message about the future. In Kamala Harris' first tweet after the 2020…

Here's What Experts Have To Say About Trump Declaring An Early Election Victory

By Collette Reitz
While voters anxiously await the final results of the 2020 presidential election, President Trump has muddied the waters by declaring victory before all the votes have been counted. Experts have long warned it would likely take days before a clear…

These 2 Gen Z Voters From Both Sides Agree The Time To Act On Climate Change Is Now

By Collette Reitz
For first- and second-time voters, casting your ballot can feel intimidating. There are so many important issues to consider — how do you know which ones you should pay attention to, or which ones will affect your life most? In Elite Daily’s…

Here's When You Can Expect Apple's iOS 14 To Be Available On Your iPhone

By Collette Reitz
Apple has been giving fans something to cheer about amidst reports of a delayed iPhone release this fall. The company held a fall event on Tuesday, Sept. 15, and in addition to announcing new Apple Watches and iPads, Apple CEO Tim Cook shared the…

Obama Called Out Trump In His DNC Speech For Not “Putting In The Work” As President

By Lara Walsh and Collette Reitz
Before voters got to see Sen. Kamala Harris (D-California) make history by accepting the Democratic vice presidential nomination on Wednesday, Aug. 19, former President Barack Obama addressed the nation. Obama hasn't been very vocal about his…

Starbucks' New Kiwi-Flavored Star Drink Will Be Your New Fave Pick-Me-Up

By Collette Reitz
As you not-so-patiently await the return of the PSL, Starbucks is still launching new summer sips. On Tuesday, Aug. 18, the coffee chain announced two new permanent additions to the Starbucks menu, and they're a couple tropical sips with total vacay…

Starbucks Launched 2 New Cold Brew Sips Made With Almond Milk Cold Foam

By Collette Reitz
To officially welcome summer, Starbucks is adding a few new items to its menus. Customers looking for a new iced pick-me-up will be excited to see Starbucks' new cold brew drinks with non-dairy cold foam. The two new options are made with almond…

Here's What To Know About How Long The S'mores Frappuccino Will Stick Around

By Collette Reitz
Starbucks is bringing back a sip that tastes exactly like summertime. The S’mores Frappuccino is back on menus, but like the season of flip-flops and bonfires, it won’t be around forever. So, how long will Starbucks' S'mores Frappuccino be…

Aly Raisman's Quarantine Mood Is All About Gratitude

By Collette Reitz
For most of us, the ideal post-quarantine day looks like this: a long, long stop off at a fave happy hour spot followed by an afternoon of bliss spent on the beach. It likely also includes an indulgent dinner reservation with several courses, and…

WNBA Superstar Sue Bird Works Hard, Plays Hard, & Takes Nothing For Granted

By Collette Reitz
Even after a full workout, basketball superstar Sue Bird looks like she could bolt right back out on the court — almost like she’s constantly operating with a steady undercurrent of competitive energy. That readiness is what makes Bird one of the…

Here's What You Should Know About Disney's Coronavirus Refund Policy

By Collette Reitz
As businesses ramp up precautionary measures in the wake of the coronavirus pandemic, Disney theme parks will shut down until further notice. The decision came on Thursday, March 12, amidst growing concern for the well-being of park-goers. With a…

The Samsung Galaxy S20 Camera Might Beat The iPhone 11, But It'll Cost You

By Collette Reitz
On Tuesday, Feb. 11, Samsung announced the new Galaxy S20 series, and there's a lot to take in. The three new phones are the Galaxy S20, Galaxy S20+, and Galaxy S20 Ultra, which is a big jump — at least in terms of the official names — from the 2019…

You Can Finally Slide Into DMs From Your Desktop With IG’s Latest Test Feature

By Collette Reitz
Instagram has heard the pleas from frustrated users unable to DM the group chat from their desktop. Anyone who is tied to their computer all day will be thrilled to hear Instagram is finally testing Direct messages for desktop. Now, when you're…

Bud Light Seltzer Is Coming Soon, But It Doesn't Taste Anything Like Beer

By Collette Reitz
By now, you’ve seen there’s a new spiked sip joining the hard seltzer game: Bud Light Seltzer. You already know Bud Light as the light beer you can get just about anywhere, so you’re probably wondering what a seltzer by the beer giant is all about.…

Here's Everything You Need To Know About Bud Light Seltzer

By Collette Reitz
Bud Light… seltzer? You’ve probably seen the logo for the new spiked seltzer from the beer giant, and with its big block lettering letting you know what’s inside — well, kinda. Since Bud Light gets top billing on the logo, the first question that…