Leah Goggins headshot
Leah Goggins headshot

Leah Goggins

Title: Digital Fellow

Location: Birmingham, Alabama

Education: B.A. in Communication & Information Sciences, summa cum laude, The University of Alabama

Expertise: Food, lifestyle products, celebrity recipes

- Writes about lifestyle products, food and Ina Garten
- Won award for excellence in media writing

Experience

Leah Goggins is a lifestyle reporter with three years of experience fact-checking, chatting with sources and scoping out the best celebrity recipes. Her work has appeared in EatingWell, Food & Wine, Martha Stewart Living, Real Simple, Shape and MyRecipes

She covers daily news stories, including food recalls, celebrity recipes and new grocery items. She also writes EatingWell's healthy recipe galleries and Flipboard storyboards.

She previously wrote lifestyle content for The Crimson White and ALICE Magazine on The University of Alabama campus. Her culture news writing earned her the Holle Award for Excellence in Media Writing in 2021.

She is a member of the National Federation of Press Women and is a voracious consumer of popular music, old movies and citrus fruit.

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