Brooke is the Associate Social Director at The Spruce Eats and Simply Recipes, where she manages brand growth across Facebook, Instagram, Pinterest, and Flipboard, as well as big-picture strategy and influencer marketing.
- 6+ years of writing, editing, and social media experience
- First-hand experience in growing audiences on Instagram, Pinterest, and Facebook, having grown one brand in particular to over 1.3 million followers on Instagram
- Knowledgeable on a variety of lifestyle topics, including food, home, travel, beauty, and parenting
Prior to joining The Spruce Eats team in 2019, Brooke spent nearly two years as the Social Media Editor at Real Simple. She has worked as a writer, print and digital editor, social media manager, and production assistant at various other brands, including SHAPE, Fitness Magazine, BRIDES, Thrillist, and Parents.
Brooke received her Bachelor of Communications from William Paterson University, where she specialized in print journalism and public relations.
5 Questions with Brooke:
Favorite Kitchen Object:
My electric kettle. As an avid tea drinker, this has absolutely changed my life.
First legit recipe you ever cooked:
A frittata with leftover produce in my fridge. It was so beautiful I brought it outside to take a picture of it to post on Instagram, which is ridiculous, but necessary.
What have you never been called/accused of:
Being too quiet.
My grandmother. Her sausage cheese puffs are so unbelievably delicious, I have requested them as birthday and Christmas gifts. Nothing else, just a plate of puffs.
What food or drink are you:
I am having so much trouble with this question because I am trying to pick a flattering food or drink! I love spicy margaritas, so I guess I’ll pick that.
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