Becky Hartung is a Los Angeles, California based writer + researcher. She is earned her Master's Degree in Communication Studies from Regis University, studying humor, media, and interpersonal connection.

She is most associated with her debut book, Running in the Dark, a personal memoir chronicling her battle with anxiety, depression, and navigating the change from a small town in Ohio to Los Angeles. 


Her writing has been featured on the popular mental wellness group To Write Love on Her Arms, Conscious Magazine, Bella Grace, Grace Notes, + Grit + Virtue. In 2015, she presented her research Humor + Communication: Finding the Bond of Laughter at the National Communication in Las Vegas, NE. 

Becky continues to write and speak while being a dog mom to her rescues, Lily (Named after Lily Potter, of course) and Emma.


Photographer: Kind Honey Photography