Missy Boylan

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Ashburn, Virginia
University Of Richmond
Baking, Strategic Grocery Shopping, Air Fryer Recipes
  • Missy has covered several highly anticipated restaurant openings in Alexandria, Virginia, including Urbano 116 and Chop Shop Taco.
  • She was on the front lines of writing about restaurant and small business challenges during the COVID-19 pandemic.
  • She has received Virginia Press Association awards for news writing, business writing, and photography.


Missy is an experienced writer and editor who has covered everything from pets and food to child welfare and local government. Her career highlights include serving as lead editor of a weekly community newspaper in Alexandria, Virginia and drafting Presidential child welfare proclamations for the White House. Aside from writing, Missy is a passionate foodie. You can usually find her reading a cooking newsletter, visiting a new restaurant, or trying out a new recipe.


Missy studied journalism, English, and music at the University of Richmond.
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