Katlyn Moncada

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Title: Associate Food Editor, BHG
Education: Union University
Location: Des Moines, Iowa
Expertise: Food Trends, Cooking & Baking Tutorials, Recipes

Katlyn is the associate digital food editor at Better Homes & Gardens, where she covers cooking and baking basics, the latest food trends, and even snaps the occasional image for a recipe.


  • A decade of editorial experience in digital and print magazines
  • Nearly a decade of food editorial writing and education
  • Bachelor of Arts in Journalism with a minor in Photojournalism


Katlyn Moncada is a writer and editor with almost a decade of experience working for print and digital publications. Growing up in a Filipino-American family, her lifelong passion for cooking and experiencing a wide variety of cuisines lends to covering cooking and baking tutorials, the latest food trends, and more.


Katlyn holds a B.A. in journalism with a minor in photojournalism from Union University in Jackson, Tennessee. She received the award for journalism student of the year as well as a "Best of the South" multimedia journalist honor in the Southeastern Journalism Conference.

About Better Homes & Gardens

Better Homes & Gardens, a Dotdash Meredith Brand, is the only iconic home brand with a 100+ year history of providing trustworthy and achievable ideas for all doers and home-enthusiasts. We are the go-to resource for fresh takes on home, food, and gardening—inspiring people to bring their dreams to life at home on special occasions and every day. BHG reaches 45 million readers each month. Learn more about us and our editorial process.

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