Ben Jay

A photo of Ben Jay, a contributing writer at Serious Eats.
Location: New York, New York
Education: State University of New York College at Geneseo, CUNY Graduate School of Journalism
Expertise: Food culture
  • Ben Jay is an experienced journalist, radio producer, photographer, and writer specializing in food, music, and both New York and international news.
  • He graduated with a master's degree from the CUNY Graduate School of Journalism in 2018.
  • Ben has contributed to Edible, Eater, Serious Eats, The New York Times, and CBS News, amongst others.


About Serious Eats

Serious Eats, a Dotdash brand, is an award-winning food and drink website visited by over 7 million hungry readers every month. Our audience comes to us for rigorously tested recipes, science-driven cooking techniques, robust equipment reviews, and stories that offer cultural and historical context to the foods we love to eat.

Dotdash is among the largest and fastest growing publishers online, and has won over 50 awards in the last year alone, including Digiday's 2020 Publisher of the Year. Dotdash brands include Verywell, Investopedia, The Balance, The Spruce, Simply Recipes, Serious Eats, Byrdie, Brides, MyDomaine, Lifewire, TripSavvy,, and TreeHugger.

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