Melissa Richter

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USA & Thailand
Southern Illinois University At Edwardsville (SIUE)
Concordia University In Chicago
Asian Food, Wine, Spirits, American Food
  • Melissa Richter is an American copywriter and editor with more than 10 years of experience working in Thailand and internationally.
  • Melissa has professional experience writing blogs, websites, advertorials, and press releases for high-profile international clients. Their resumé includes positions as a copyeditor, PR manager, digital content creator, and marketing manager.
  • Melissa has been published in many prestigious international magazines as a freelance food and travel writer in the USA, Thailand, Australia, and the U.K.


Melissa is a passionate foodie, wine lover, and connoisseur of gourmet travel and world cuisine. Born in Ohio, yet raised in California and Hawaii, they have traveled all over the world in search of amazing food. Melissa has met and interviewed many world-renowned chefs and delights in discovering the history behind the food we eat while showcasing the food producers and people "behind" the plate.


Melissa has a Master’s degree in Social Work and a Bachelor’s degree in Sociology/Psychology. They worked their way through college as a corporate and leisure travel agent for very large organizations in the USA, and spent time working as a flight attendant.
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