Catherine Russell

Catherine Russell The Spruce Eats
Education: Towson University

Catherine is a freelance writer and editor specializing in food, culture, tourism, home and garden, business, and the arts. Her work has appeared in national and online publications, such as Bon Appetit, Saveur, Simply Recipes, and in film and video. She’s also proud to have been featured in the pages of smaller regional publications that maintain a commitment to local print journalism alongside their digital presences. 


  • Catherine has written for The Spruce Eats since December 2021.
  • Her work has appeared in Bon Appetit, Saveur, Simply Recipes, The Register-Guard (Gannett), and in hyperlocal media. 
  • She was the conceptualizing producer for Off 90, a magazine-format series of culture and heritage for KSMQ Public Television in Minnesota. 
  • She has written as a restaurant critic, for theatre, as an arts critic, and has two children’s books in development.
  • Catherine has a Bachelor’s degree in Communications & Journalism from Towson University, as well as graduate and professional training from Emerson College, Cal State, and the School of Visual Arts and The Foundation Center, both in New York City.



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