Jessica Mordacq

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Chicago, Illinois
Northwestern University
Food Network, Homemade Pasta, Mixology
  • She mainly covers the food and drink industry, from local peach farms to Michelin-star restaurants.
  • Her Spoon University article is one of the first Google hits when you search "Does apple cider go bad?"
  • She once interviewed comedian John Mulaney over Zoom.


As a recent graduate entering the world of journalism, Jessica has been a freelance writer for a handful of publications over the last two years. Since her roles as Northwestern University's print magazine section editor and late-night comedy show host, Jessica has started her writing career for online outlets and print magazines in Boulder, Colorado and Chicago, Illinois. She is a regular restaurant writer for Boulder Reporting Lab, as well as a monthly contributor to Boulder Lifestyle Magazine. She's also written for several B2B publications, including RV Magazine and Green Building & Design.


Jessica graduated with a journalism degree from Northwestern University in 2020. She also has a minor in environmental policy and a marketing certificate.
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