Lauren Wood

St. Petersburg, FL
University Of South Florida - St. Petersburg
Food, Travel, Arts & Entertainment
  • Lauren is a multifaceted freelance writer with experience covering home and lifestyle, food, entertainment, hard news, feature writing, shopping, and historical explorations.
  • She loves attempting to make desserts from scratch and reviewing recipes from viral cookbooks, such as Snoop Dogg's "From Crook to Cook" and "Friends: The Official Cookbook."
  • Lauren hopes to expand her culinary expertise across foreign waters and write about international cuisine one day.


Lauren is a Florida-based writer with over four years of journalistic experience in the food and entertainment fields. Her extensive 11-year background in the food and service industry has given her a strong understanding of culinary practices and has aided her in writing for food-centered publications like Spoon University and the Daily Meal. She is currently working on two fiction novels and hopes to self-publish them by next year.


Lauren received her BA in Mass Communications and Digital Media Studies from the University of South Florida St. Petersburg campus. She graduated summa cum laude and is now a chapter member of Kappa Tau Alpha, the national honor society in journalism and mass communication.
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