Elizabeth Brownfield

Elizabeth Brownfield
Education: University of Iowa
Location: New York, NY
Expertise: Lifestyle , Food, Travel, Home Content
  • Reviews articles at The Balance by fact-checking for accuracy and adding inline citations
  • Freelance writer, editor, and researcher with over 15 years of experience in the publishing industry
  • Experience includes working as a Deputy Research Chief at Domino and Every Day with Rachael Ray magazines; a Research Editor at Martha Stewart Living; and a Senior Digital Editor at Food Network 
  • Contributing writer for various publications, including TripSavvy, Vogue, Forbes, Glamour, Eater, Tasting Table, Fitness, Allrecipes, and Apartment Therapy


Elizabeth Brownfield is a freelance writer, editor, and researcher who specializes in food, travel, home, and lifestyle content. She has worked for Domino, Martha Stewart, Metropolitan Home, and Every Day with Rachael Ray magazines. She was also a Senior Digital Editor at Food Network. Her writing has been published by TripSavvy, Vogue, Glamour, Fodor’s, Eater, Fitness, Tasting Table, and Forbes, among others.


Elizabeth received a Bachelor of Arts degree in English and Communication Studies from The University of Iowa.

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