Louis Labovitch

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Atlanta, GA
City, University Of London, California State University, Fresno, London Academy Of Music And Dramatic Art
Vegan Cooking, Chick-fil-A Menu, Smoothie Recipes
  • While Sr. Lead Editor at Mashed News, Louis oversaw the beginning of the op-eds and guided writers through the writing process and style, leading to a now-thriving opinion section.
  • Louis is an avid cook, emphasizing vegan cooking after his daughter became a staunch vegan at 12. He is also one of four people who carries the secret recipe for his mother's tuna noodle casserole and cornflake chicken.
  • Louis was invited to the Chick-fil-A test kitchen in Atlanta, GA, to interview the head chef and film some of the secret processes behind their test cauliflower burger before it was released to a select group of restaurants.


Louis has written for several Static Media brands, including Grunge, Tasting Table, Daily Meal, Chowhound, and Food Republic. He was the senior lead editor at Mashed News from 2022 to 2023 before moving to the features senior lead editor at Foodie. After high school, Louis' first job was in the restaurant industry, at the inimitable Burger King, no less. He has since worked in multiple restaurants for over 20 years as a sous chef, griddle cook, server, bartender, and delivery driver. After obtaining his journalism master's degree in 2018, Louis was recruited by the editor of The Sun Online. He went on to cut his teeth with the editorial team during night shifts at their headquarters in London. Louis then made a lateral move to work in UGC content for Newsflare, where he reported on stringer videos covering breaking and ongoing news stories. He was an associate producer for CBS' 48 Hours during the worldwide coverage of 2018's Royal Wedding between Harry and Meghan. He has a number of published articles with the Atlanta-based online arts publication ArtsATL and has multiple original plays produced in London and Atlanta.


Louis graduated with honors after studying masters in journalism from the U.K.'s top journalism school, City University, London, in 2018. He also earned a bachelor's degree in theater and a minor in percussion performance from California State University, Fresno.
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