Kellie Sandrik

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Birmingham, Alabama
University Of Alabama-Birmingham
University Of West Alabama
Cooking And Baking, Recipe Development, Health & Wellness
  • Kellie has a passion for food and began cooking and creating her own recipes when she was 8 years old.
  • She has developed recipes for books and websites.
  • Kellie received multiple certificates from the Wilton School of Cake Decorating.


Since 1999, Kellie has worn many hats in the publishing world, including editor, writer, managing editor, director of editorial content, and multimedia producer. She has written and edited a variety of content for sites such as Instacart, USA Today, Hooray for Moms, LiveStrong, and Chase Financial, as well as B2B, web3, scientific, and medical books and magazines. She also played an integral role in the launch of international publications and conferences. Being a foodie, she enjoys trying all foods and experimenting in the kitchen. She joined Static Media in 2022 and is currently the senior lead features editor for Daily Meal.


Kellie studied English at the University of West Alabama; she also studied mass communications at the University of Alabama-Birmingham where she was a member of the Honors Program.
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