J. Fergus

  • Writer for The Manual, Flowertown, 22 Words, and Culture Trip Known for their work at Foodbeast and CBS
  • J. has been writing for The Spruce since January 2019


J. is a lifestyle writer and journalist who specializes in food and technology. You might have seen their work in Foodbeast, Tastemade, Chowhound, and The Huffington Post. They previously worked at CBS Interactive writing buying guides for The Guide and updating reviews for CNET.


J. studied screenwriting, film theory, and journalism at California State University, Long Beach. They helped establish the film department’s new production design track.

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