Alice Johnston

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London, U.K.
City University London, University Of Bristol
Food, Culture, Trends
  • Alice Johnston is a freelance journalist living and working in London covering all things food, lifestyle and culture.
  • She write features, news and essays for international digital publications and her byline has appeared in CNN, Insider, Thrillist, House Beautiful, Bustle, Euronews, Culture Trip, the Daily Mail and
  • Before going freelance, she was the food editor at Culture Trip and a lifestyle reporter at the Daily Mail.


Alice is a freelance writer, editor, and social media manager who works with clients all around the world. She specialises in trending and social stories, lifestyle, food, culture, and the arts. She also manages and creates social media strategy and posts. Before going freelance in 2020, she was the digital editor of the Co-op Food and food editor at Culture Trip, and has also worked at CNN,, The Guardian, Mumsnet, and The Sun.


Alice has a master's degree in newspaper journalism from City University London and a BA in English from the University of Bristol.
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