McLeod is BostonGlobe.com’s features editor. She started at the Globe in 2006 as senior producer for Arts & Entertainment and Lifestyle at Boston.com, contributing to the launch of the site’s Health & Wellness section. She moved into the role of features editor at Boston.com in 2010 and has been with BostonGlobe.com since 2014. McLeod was previously a news producer at WashingtonPost.com, where she also worked to build audience engagement through live Q&As with reporters, newsmakers, and others. She is a graduate of the University of Massachusetts Amherst and obtained a masters degree in journalism and public affairs from American University in Washington, D.C.