Joey is a writer/editor, TV/radio personality, lifestyle expert, former entertainment publicist and author of Basic Bitchen (order here!). Currently, he is editor-at-large at CBS Interactive's Chowhound where he manages the site's food and travel editorial content. His work has also been featured in major outlets like Food & Wine, People, CNET, InStyle, Yahoo!, Travel + Leisure, Lonny and BuzzFeed. He is also the host of Dish This on Awesomeness TV. 

 

Prior to a career in writing, he was a publicist for TLC, serving as the PR lead for the network's highest-rated series like Here Comes Honey Boo Boo, My Strange Addiction and My Crazy Obsession. 

 

Joey attended Northwestern University, receiving a B.A. in Communication Studies with a minor in Theatre. He graduated cum laude after making Dean's List every quarter and was named a Northwestern, Toledo Trust Company and Communication Century scholar. He also completed an honors thesis on the branding of broadcast journalists and was a member of the Undergraduate Leadership Program.

 

Joey is currently based in New York, NY. In his spare time, he enjoys volleyball, worshipping Beyonce, fine dining, writing depressing poetry, interior design and perfecting his stand-up comedy routine.