Marni Epstein-Mervis is a music, architecture, and real estate journalist. 

Marni has been writing from a young age, at thirteen she pitched her first television show to ABC affiliates.  A biting wit and an ear for catchy, evocative new music, helped Marni parlay her writing prowess and love of music into positions writing for several Los Angeles-based music & lifestyle blogs, and she is also a frequent guest on Huff Post Live. Her passion for architecture and historic preservation also has her writing for nationally and locally renowned real estate websites like Curbed, Apartment Therapy and The Eastsider LA.  Marni has also guest-lectured at usc's annenberg school for communication.  

Marni will always be a native Seattleite at heart, but currently resides in the vibrant Highland Park neighborhood of Los Angeles. She holds a B.S. in Business  from the University of Southern California and studied a Masters in Historic Preservation from Goucher College.