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  Lexi Dwyer
Professional/Personal Overview
  I'm currently a regular contributor to Great Ideas, the food section of PEOPLE.com, where I cover food, cooking, and (of course) celebrities and chefs. I also have close to 15 years' experience writing and editing all types of print and online content, mostly in-house at Conde Nast: I began my career as an editor at Epicurious and later worked as both a travel editor and contributing editor at BRIDES magazine, where I scouted honeymoon destinations and reported on food, party planning, beauty, and fashion. I've also blogged for BonAppetit.com and The Nest, and worked as a contributing writer for NYMag.com.

My passport has seen so much action (almost 30 countries) that I've had to have extra pages added. I love doing research and I'm also great at building relationships with sources, which helps me get smart, distinctive quotes from them.
Work Info
Editor 12 Years
Writer 14 Years
Weddings/Bridal 10 Years
Food 14 Years
Travel 15 Years
Total Media Industry Experience
16 Years
Media Client List (# assignments last 2 yrs)
PEOPLE Great Ideas (11+), BRIDES magazine (11+), iVillage.com (11+), Epicurious (3-5), BonAppetit.com (3-5), The Nest (1-2), Glamour Weddings (1-2), Gourmet.com (1-2), Inspirato magazine (1-2)
Corporate Client List (# assignments last 2 yrs)
McMurry/TMG (6-10), AMS Pictures (1-2)
Other Work History
Freelance Editor, Seventeen magazine
Contributing Editor, BRIDES magazine
Special Issue Editor, BRIDES magazine,
Travel Editor, BRIDES magazine
Contributing Writer, NYMag.com
Contributing Writer, iVillage.com
Associate Editor, Epicurious
Technical Skills
Canon t2i SLR camera with several lenses, including an EF-S 17-55mm (f/2.8 IS USM)
I'm a published photographer and also have experience choosing and sourcing lifestyle-related products for photo shoots. I'm comfortable working with various types of content management systems should the need arise.
Freelancer Availability
I freelance full-time. I live near New York, NY. I am willing to travel anywhere. I have a driver's license. I have access to a car.
Work Samples
(PEOPLE Great Ideas )
I'm a regular freelance writer and editor for People's food section, Great Ideas.
(Glamour Weddings)
(A Child Grows in Brooklyn)
(Gourmet Live)
(Gourmet Live)
This piece made the New York Times' "What We're Reading" list.
(Reviews of shops, salons, and spas for New York Magazine)