Emily Weaver

Irvine, CA
University Of Iowa
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  • Emily is a lifestyle + entertainment freelance writer. Her work has also appeared on digital outlets like POPSUGAR, HelloGiggles, Spoon University, and more.
  • While an editorial intern at Spoon University, her story on açaí was featured on Food Network's Snapchat story.
  • Emily was recognized as POPSUGAR's 2020 Reliable Contributor for her expert sourcing, strong copy, and story packaging.


Emily joined the Mashed News team in 2021 but has been freelancing professionally since she graduated from college. Her work varies from product roundups, in-depth interviews, and short news features. In her free time, she enjoys testing out new food recipes, which may or may not end up under byline. She's currently working on her first book.


Emily has a bachelor's degree in Journalism and Mass Communication from the University of Iowa. There, she worked on several magazine-style outlets, including her campus' Spoon University chapter, where she was EIC.
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