Abigail Abesamis Demarest

Abigail Abesamis Demarest
Title: News, Trending & Updates Editor
Education: B.A. in English, Stony Brook University, Columbia Publishing Course, Columbia University
Location: Panama City Beach, Florida
Expertise: Food and drink, cooking and baking tips, writing and editing


Abigail Abesamis Demarest is a writer, editor and former New Yorker based in sunny Panama City Beach, Florida. Her writing has been featured in HuffPost, Forbes, Insider, Business Insider, Martha Stewart, Apartment Therapy, The Kitchn and more. As EatingWell's News, Trending & Updates Editor, Abigail works to make sure the brand's food, nutrition and other content is up to date and adheres to editorial guidelines.

A pre-med student during her undergraduate studies at Stony Brook University, Abigail graduated with a B.A. in English and went on to pursue her passion in writing and telling stories. Since completing the Columbia Publishing Course, Abigail has held positions at The Daily Meal (associate news editor) and Google/Zagat (via Synergis Creative, content editor). She has judged food festivals, spoken on a food panel at a Public Relations Society of America conference, and traveled the world in the name of food journalism.

About EatingWell

EatingWell, a Dotdash Meredith Brand, has been publishing award-winning journalism about food, nutrition and sustainability since 1990. Our mission is to share flavor-packed recipes from around the world, celebrating fresh ingredients and the farmers, artisans and chefs who bring them to our table. Through science-backed nutrition advice and smart stories about sustainability, we help readers live their best lives. Learn more about us and our editorial process.

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