Brianna Persons

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University Of Oregon
American Cuisine, Baked Goods, Beer
  • Brianna is an Hourly Features Writer for Mashed.
  • She's written articles covering all things food, from popular chains to the hippest spots around DC, Maryland, and Virginia.
  • In college, she received the Walter & Nancy Kidd Tutorial Scholarship for Creative Writing.


Brianna has been a writer most of her life, but it wasn't until recently she decided to make it a career. In 2018, she began at the media site Our Community Now as a freelance writer, crafting content related to the DMV (DC, Maryland, and Virginia). Between contributing articles on the local news and cultural events of the region, it was food that fueled her hunger to write. She's delved into the coffeeshops of Baltimore, the beer gardens of DC, and the wine festivals of Northern Virginia, on top of covering the latest and greatest from America's favorite chains. She joined Static Media in 2021.


Brianna grew up in the suburbs of Portland, Oregon. She has a Bachelor's Degree in English and a Minor in Creative Writing from the University of Oregon.
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