Kate McKenna

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 Kate McKenna
Title: Email Editor

Kate is the email editor for The Spruce Eats, writing and curating content for daily newsletters and developing and executing email strategy. With close to ten years of writing and editing experience across a range of industries and platforms, she loves providing readers recipes and cooking tips to bolster their love of food.


  • 10 years of writing and editing experience
  • Expertise in content marketing and email strategy for brands and small businesses
  • Strong knowledge of food and food trends and other lifestyle topics


Kate joined the team at Dotdash in July 2019, to follow her dream of working in lifestyle publishing. She worked as a freelance contributing writer for POPSUGAR for three years, and her writing has also appeared on The Spruce, MyDomaine, and Stacker. An experienced writer and editor, Kate began her career in digital content marketing at Intrigue Media, helping local businesses with content marketing strategies, social media and email marketing, and copywriting for web.


Kate has a Bachelor of Arts in Art History from the University of Guelph and a Master of Arts in Journalism with a print specialization from the University of Western Ontario.

About The Spruce

The Spruce, a Dotdash brand, is a new kind of home website offering practical, real-life tips and inspiration to help you create your best home. The Spruce family of brands, including The Spruce, The Spruce Eats, The Spruce Pets, and The Spruce Crafts collectively reach 30 million people each month.

For more than 20 years, Dotdash brands have been helping people find answers, solve problems, and get inspired. We are one of the top-20 largest content publishers on the Internet according to comScore, a leading Internet measurement company, and reach more than 30% of the U.S. population every month. Our brands collectively have won more than 20 industry awards in the last year alone and, most recently, Dotdash was named Publisher of the Year by Digiday, a leading industry publication.

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