Rozalynn S. Frazier

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Title: Journalist
Education: Spelman College, New York University, Harvard Radcliffe Institute
Expertise: Fitness, health, wellness, behavioral change
  • Author, "What It Means to Be Black in Fitness" (; "6 Things All Black Women Need to Know About Breast Cancer" (
  • Two-time National Magazine Awards Finalist
  • NASM-certified personal trainer
  • 10-time marathoner


Rozalynn S. Frazier is an award-winning, multimedia journalist, NASM-certified personal trainer, and behavior change specialist living in New York City. A proud graduate of Spelman College and New York University, she has more than 20 years of experience creating and editing content for magazines, websites, newspapers, books, and brands. Rozalynn, a 10-time marathoner, is passionate about health, wellness, and fitness, and works to expand access to these spaces, making them more diverse, inclusive and representative of the community in which we live. She is also a champion of helping those in need through her volunteer efforts. Rozalynn's work has appeared in various print and digital publications, including Health, Shape, SELF, Men's Health, Women's Health, Essence, Ebony, Runner's World, Real Simple, Cosmopolitan, and O.

Health should be for everyone, not just a select few. Through my writing, I aim to break down complex information, making it easily digestible and relatable for all people, but especially for the Black community, who have long been marginalized in health and fitness culture.


Rozalynn has a Bachelor of Arts degree in English/Creative Writing from Spelman College in Atlanta, Georgia and a Master of Arts in Journalism from New York University. She also attended the prestigious Radcliffe Publishing Course (Harvard Radcliffe Institute) now known as the Columbia Publishing Course. Rozalynn is a National Academy of Sports Medicine (NASM) Certified Personal Trainer and Behavior Change Specialist.

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