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.

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…

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…

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…

You Can Get A Free Holiday Drink During Starbucks' Pop-Up Parties

By Collette Reitz
As you trudge along during the state of holiday limbo that is the week between Christmas and New Year's, Starbucks is here to give you an extra boost. Starbucks' December Pop-Up Parties will feature coffee giveaways in more than 200 different U.S.…

Starbucks' Happy Hours Are Perfect For Beating That Afternoon Slump

By Collette Reitz
If you're anything like me, then hitting up Starbucks twice in one day isn’t unusual. With Starbucks’ Happy Hour deals, you can score some of your afternoon coffee runs for a bargain. So, what time is Starbucks' Happy Hour? It’s perfect for…

Burger King Is Giving Away Free Impossible Whoppers To Frustrated Holiday Travelers

By Collette Reitz
Airport food is overpriced, but you've probably found yourself begrudgingly eating a $25 burger while waiting to board your flight. Throw in a flight delay and you could easily spend $50 before the plane takes off. With Burger King's new "Delay Your…

The Rise Of The Resistance At Galaxy's Edge Is An Immersive 'Star Wars' Adventure

By Collette Reitz
The new Rise of the Resistance ride at Galaxy's Edge in Disney World's Hollywood Studios starts with a mission from Rey to escape Batuu as a First Order Star Destroyer heads for the planet. Sounds like a hefty task, right? Thankfully, the Rise of…

You Can Go On A Holiday Stroll At Epcot To Score A Free Mickey Cookie

By Collette Reitz
Mickey Mouse isn't the first guy who comes to mind when you think of the holiday season, but Disney's Festival of the Holidays passport at Epcot is about to change that. During the theme park's celebration throughout December, you can sample unique…

Adidas' Originals Sneakers Are Up To 50% Off For Black Friday

By Collette Reitz
The cold hard truth is that shelling out for a pair of good shoes can take a toll on your budget. So, you'll be pumped to know Adidas' Black Friday 2019 sale features up to 50% off some of the brand's most popular styles. Get ready to scoop up your…