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Brooklyn / Sharon Springs, NY
Editor at Large, Tasting Table
Covers:  food news, mental health, food safety, weddings, food, young adult fiction, personal essays
Doesn't Cover: tech, fad diets, celebrities

Editor at Large @tastingtable. Run @chefswithissues. Ex-@CNN @Eatocracy. My book Hi, Anxiety comes out 11/1/16. I adore offal, collards & The Smiths.

How to Pitch Kat Kinsman

Hi there! Writers, please note that I don't take freelance Eatocracy pitches via Muck Rack. Currently, all content is created in-house.

Editor and Publisher EPPY Award

2011 - Best Food Website with 1 million unique monthly visitors and over

What was your first job as a journalist?

Grilling editor for AOL.

Have you ever used a typewriter?

Yes.

How is social media changing news?

It's great to have eyes and ears all over the world, and incredible for facilitating conversations, but not a substitute for reporting.

Silent Night Is the Best We Can Hope For

Silent Night Is the Best We Can Hope For
medium.com — A parent's degenerative illness can make the holidays a lot less merry I'm a 43-year-old teenager, sulking, silent in the passenger's seat of my father's Subaru, and he's doing his level best to fill up the air-mostly by pointing out the local landmarks of Mauldin, South Carolina.

Mental Illness and Food: Feeding the Beast

Mental Illness and Food: Feeding the Beast
medium.com — I recently had the opportunity to speak on a panel at the TerraVita Food & Drink Festival in Chapel Hill, NC. Each member of the panel was asked to talk for a few minutes on how they use their culinary capital to benefit their community. Here's roughly what I had to say.

How to assign and edit a personal essay without being a soul-sucking monster

How to assign and edit a personal essay without being a soul-sucking monster
medium.com — Backstory: This is a document I wrote for my colleagues at CNN when I was leaving last fall. I edited the First Person essay series, and having bared in that format on that platform , I wanted to make sure that my successors knew the proper care and feeding of the writers.

Feeding Fear - Medium

Feeding Fear - Medium
medium.com — How giving yourself permission to take a bigger bite of your own career can be the scariest, most rewarding thing you ever do I was thrilled to be part of a panel called "Taking A Bigger Bite out of Your Career" alongside Dana Cowin, Melissa Clark and Susan Ungaro at the Women Chefs and Restaurateurs Conference on April 19 in New York City.

Fourteen stories what I wrote in 2014

Fourteen stories what I wrote in 2014
medium.com — January 8: Living with anxiety, searching for joy February 14: Have I told you lately that I love you? Instagram katkinsman's photo on Instagraminstagram.com February 19: The Piglet - Vegetable Literacy vs Saving the Season February 25: 5 bad excuses for not cooking April 15: Intersex dating: Finding love across the intersection (CNN) And lookit!

How I stole Christmas

How I stole Christmas
medium.com — I don't want to screw up anyone's holiday, so I'm mostly staying out of it. There is, so far as I've gleaned, right and proper placement for the ceramic Snoopy ornament from grade school, dishes which people are legally and medically required to consume on 12/25 and exact times at which particular singing, reading and unwrapping rituals of must be enacted.

Clarified: What does a food recall do?

Clarified: What does a food recall do?
cnn.com — Each year one out of every six Americans is sickened by a foodborne illness, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Here are some of the biggest foodborne illness outbreaks since 2001. Click here for tips on how to keep your food safe.

Peanut, almond and nut butters recalled on fears of salmonella

Peanut, almond and nut butters recalled on fears of salmonella
azfamily.com — (CNN) -- The Food and Drug Administration announced Thursday that nSpired Natural Foods Inc. is voluntarily recalling several lots of peanut, almond and other nut butters on fears of salmonella contamination. The company was made aware of the risk after routine testing showed a potential link between consumption of these products and four instances of illness.

Peanut, almond and nut butters recalled on fears of salmonella

Peanut, almond and nut butters recalled on fears of salmonella
ksat.com — The Food and Drug Administration announced Thursday that nSpired Natural Foods Inc. is voluntarily recalling several lots of peanut, almond and other nut butters on fears of salmonella contamination. The company was made aware of the risk after routine testing showed a potential link between consumption of these products and four instances of illness.

Peanut, almond and nut butters recalled

Peanut, almond and nut butters recalled
cnn.com — Each year one out of every six Americans is sickened by a foodborne illness, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Here are some of the biggest foodborne illness outbreaks since 2001. Click here for tips on how to keep your food safe.
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May 05, 2016

RT @hels: Someone just ordered a Bloody Mary and it's almost 8pm on a Thursday and I am paralyzed by how goddamn alpha that move is

May 05, 2016

RT @bennyjohnson: Donald Trump is eating a taco salad on top of a bikini-clad photo of his ex-wife, Marla Maples. pic.twitter.com/sW2itGBAOK

May 05, 2016

RT @SopanDeb: Taco Bowl is listed on the Trump Grill Cafe menu. Not at Trump Grill - but it is a special for today. pic.twitter.com/iSOnPsoHyM

May 05, 2016

Barbara Corcoran on GMA talking about how hot people should use looks to their advantage in business. Yup. Bet they'll get right on that.


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