Ariel Knutson is a writer, editor, and video host. Currently, she is the News & Culture Editor for Kitchn, where she obsessively tracks food trends, writes, edits, and dreams up new column ideas. She also appears as the on-air talent for Facebook live, edited video, and Dr.Oz.  Before her current position, she worked as the Engagement Editor for the site, where she oversaw all distributed content (Email, Facebook, Pinterest, Instagram, etc.) She has words in BuzzFeed, Today, and a few other digital publications.

She is a graduate of New York University and the International Culinary Center in New York. She lives in Brooklyn with her partner and tries to eat pizza as much as possible.