Jen Laskey
Jen Laskey
Writer :: Editor :: Producer :: Content Strategist


I am the author of the award-winning recipe book, Jen's Candy Jar: Artisanal Candy Recipes for Holidays and Special Occasions. My writing has appeared in a wide variety of print and digital publications, including SevenFifty Daily, Saveur, Snow, In Search of Taste, Playboy, and Nantucket magazines, NBC News, the Inquirer and Mirror newspaper,,, and

I've contributed to numerous Fodor's Travel Guidebooks, AOL's Digital City and City's Best Guides, as well as to Reader's Digest's Foods That Harm, Foods That Heal, and Duke University's The Duke Diet. 

I’ve also written for multiple high-profile health experts, including Dr. Sanjay Gupta (chief medical correspondent for CNN), Heidi Murkoff (author of the What to Expect When You're Expecting series), Dr. Arthur Agatston (cardiologist and author of the South Beach Diet), Joy Bauer (TODAY Show nutrition expert and author), Denise Austin (fitness expert, author, and TV personality), Jillian Michaels (fitness expert, TV host for The Biggest Loser, and author), Dr. Jessica Wu (Hollywood dermatologist and author), and Dr. Laura Berman (relationship therapist, author, and TV/radio host), among others.

I specialize in writing about: 

  • Food

  • Wine & Spirits

  • Travel

  • Health

  • Fitness

  • Wellness

  • Behavioral Health

  • Lifestyle

  • Arts & Entertainment

To read examples, explore the clips in my Contently writing portfolio