Food Writers and Editors




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Food writers write about food and drink. They may report on events related to food or cooking, interview chefs or other food/cooking personalities, review recipes or restaurants, or simply write about a specific food or product. Food writers and editors work for magazines, trade journals, newspapers, books, radio and television broadcasts, and online.

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Current position

Journalist, communist & editor for Hindustan Times, DNA & Nat Geo Traveler. She's covered stories from travel start-ups, communities, gentrification, gender issues, and human rights.


Career prospects & criteria 

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Educational Qualifications

  • Bachelor of Hotel Management/ Hotel Management and Catering Technology / Bachelor of Catering Technology & Culinary Arts / BA in Culinary Arts/ Bachelor of Journalism

  • Bachelor of Journalism and Mass Communication 

What you need to get started

Soft Skills

  • Quirky

  • Language

  • Descriptive

  • Creative 

  • Communication

  • Cultural Awareness

Technical Skills

  • Networking skills 

  • Writing

  • Editing

  • Aesthetics

  • Appreciation for foreign cuisines