Courtney Iseman

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Brooklyn, NY
Fordham University
Beverages, Food TV, Restaurants
  • Courtney has been a journalist, blogger, and copywriter in the fields of food and drink, lifestyle, travel, music and entertainment, and fashion and home for 13 years.
  • Her work has appeared in outlets such as MegaMenu, Food & Wine, Wine Enthusiast, Craft Beer & Brewing, Fodor's, and more.
  • She is also a branding and copy consultant for food and drink, specializing in craft beer.


Courtney has worked as a journalist, copywriter, and consultant across fields including food and drink, travel, and lifestyle for over a decade. She is a Cicerone Certified Beer Server and a craft beer consultant and writes a weekly beer and bar culture newsletter called Hugging the Bar. She has developed an expert understanding of what is most important to readers and consumers when it comes to products, services, and content. In addition to consulting and providing content for major brands and retailers, Courtney has reported and written for outlets including HuffPost, Delish, Food52, and many more, as well as running a dining and shopping column for Racked NY and a brewery and distillery column for amNew York.


Courtney has a B.A. in communications from Fordham University in Bronx, NY.
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