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Trae Bodge

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Trae Bodge is an accomplished lifestyle journalist, TV presenter, spokesperson and educator, specializing in beauty, tech, apps, toys, gift guides and smart shopping.

She has appeared as an expert on dozens of TV shows and radio networks, including Today, Rachael Ray Show, Steve Harvey, Extra, Inside Edition, CNN, Reuters, CNBC.com, Better.tv, NBC’s New York Live, WINS, WNEW, Sirius Radio and numerous FOX, ABC, CBS and NBC affiliates. Trae has been featured as a beauty taste maker in Elle, Redbook, InStyle and Essence, and she has bylined articles for USNews.com, ThisThatBeauty, XOJAne.com, Mainstreet.com, Steveharvey.com, and AllYou.com.

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