- Carolyn was an editorial intern at Serious Eats, where she worked on food features.
- She wrote a piece about her favorite Midwestern childhood sweet snack for Serious Eats.
- Carolyn was a contributor to The Argus Magazine at Wesleyan University, where she penned a personal essay exploring food memory and nostalgia.
Carolyn Mortell got her start in food writing as an editorial intern at Serious Eats and contributor to The Argus Magazine at her alma mater, Wesleyan University. A native of Minnesota, she has a deep affection for Midwestern food and wrote a feature for Serious Eats about the regional snack puppy chow, sharing fond memories of the sweet treat. She penned a personal essay for The Argus Magazine exploring food memory and nostalgia. Carolyn is currently a senior account strategist at the global advertising firm Criteo.
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