Devon O'Brien

Devon O’Brien

Title: Former Senior Food Editor

Location: Burlington, Vermont

Education: B.S. in Journalism and Mass Communication, Iowa State University

Expertise: Writing, editing, recipe testing and developing
- Allrecipes Senior Editor of News & Trending
- 10+ years in food media


Devon O'Brien has been a passionate home cook her whole life and began turning it into a career in college while studying journalism and culinary science. She co-founded a food and cooking website at the university newspaper, The Iowa State Daily, and served as its editor for three years while also interning at Diabetic Living. She has been working in food media for more than a decade as a writer, editor, recipe developer and tester, and video talent.

As EatingWell's former Senior Food Editor, Devon handled all things weeknight dinner and fast meal solutions. She also worked in the EatingWell Test Kitchen developing and testing recipes and shooting how-to videos. In her current position at Allrecipes, she's focused on all the hottest food trends, new products and ideas and best hacks pertaining to cooking. Outside of work, Devon enjoys whipping up batches of gluten-free sourdough and hitting the beautiful hiking trails of Vermont.

About EatingWell

EatingWell, a Dotdash Meredith Brand, has been publishing award-winning journalism about food, nutrition and sustainability since 1990. Our mission is to share flavor-packed recipes from around the world, celebrating fresh ingredients and the farmers, artisans and chefs who bring them to our table. Through science-backed nutrition advice and smart stories about sustainability, we help readers live their best lives. Learn more about us and our editorial process.

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