Molly Fergus

Molly Fergus

VP & General Manager


University of Missouri-Columbia


  • Molly has more than 10 years of professional experience in digital media
  • She has contributed to a variety of media and nonprofit organizations, including CNN, Women's Wear Daily, and the United Nations Development Programme
  • She was previously an editor at Condé Nast Traveler and Sherman's Travel


Molly has been with Dotdash since 2013, and she has dedicated her career to digital media. Before joining Dotdash, she was an associate digital editor for Condé Nast Traveler, where she helped launch the magazine’s first proprietary website and an editorial assistant at Sherman’s Travel. Her writing has also appeared in Self, Redbook, Women’s Wear Daily, and CNN.


Molly studied magazine journalism and Spanish at the University of Missouri-Columbia; she graduated in 2007.

ThoughtCo and Dotdash

ThoughtCo is a premier reference site focusing on expert-created education content. We are one of the top-10 information sites in the world as rated by comScore, a leading Internet measurement company. Every month, more than 13 million readers seek answers to their questions on ThoughtCo.

For more than 20 years, Dotdash brands have been helping people find answers, solve problems, and get inspired. We are one of the top-20 largest content publishers on the Internet according to comScore, and reach more than 30% of the U.S. population monthly. Our brands collectively have won more than 20 industry awards in the last year alone, and recently Dotdash was named Publisher of the Year by Digiday, a leading industry publication.