Shaun Chavis

Shaun Chavis is a freelance writer specializing in food issues. She has a bachelor’s degree in journalism, a culinary arts degree, and master’s degree in gastronomy from Boston University. She’s worked as a newscast producer and online news producer for television stations in Oklahoma City, Durham and Boston. She wrote an award-winning weight loss blog as a diet editor for Health magazine, and edited cookbooks for Cooking Light, Southern Living, and other brands. Shaun grew up the daughter of a U.S. Army officer and still loves travel. She currently lives in Atlanta, Georgia.


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