Alexandra Cass

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Location
Seattle, WA
School
New York University
Expertise
Food & Restaurant History, Southern Cooking, Healthy Cooking, Food Media
  • Alexandra has been covering food and food media for Mashed.com for nearly a year, conducting extensive research and interviewing a range of well-known figures in the food industry.
  • Alexandra has years of experience writing for national news outlets, covering all topics, from politics, to business, to health, food, and media.
  • Alexandra has developed hundreds of recipes, and written extensively about food and nutrition on her blog, which has reached thousands of viewers and continues to grow.

Experience

Alexandra Cass has had a passion for food her whole life, starting with nights spent in the kitchen cooking alongside her mom and grandmother, growing up in Texas. She's been developing and testing her own recipes for more than a decade, drawing inspiration from her southern roots, and the diverse food scene of New York City. Alexandra has background in news-focused research and writing. She's previously worked at top national news networks in NYC, including NBC News and CBS News, where she was the lead-fact checker, a segment producer, and interview producer for CBS This Morning. Additionally, she has worked for the millennial-focused news streaming platform Cheddar, where she wrote, produced, and led the network's top rated show, covering a range of topics, including food and food media. Currently, from her new home in Seattle, Alexandra continues to expand her freelance writing portfolio, while growing a food and recipe blog focused on healthy, wholesome recipes and holistic, sustainability-focused nutrition.

Education

Alexandra graduated cum laude from New York University with a bachelor's degree in Journalism and History. She learned to master her writing and research skills while sustaining herself in the culinary landscape of Manhattan.
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