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Becky Schilling is Food Management’s editor-in-chief. Becky holds a bachelor's degree in journalism from Texas A&M University and a master's degree from the Medill School of Journalism at Northwestern University. Before joining FM in 2014, Becky was with FoodService Director magazine for seven years, the last two as editor-in-chief. Becky is a history nerd and a sports fanatic, especially college football—Gig'em Ags—and tennis. A born and raised Texan, Becky currently resides in New York City.

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  • Aug 12, 2015

    Editor's Note: Lessons from the air  

    I spend a lot of time on planes and in airports, so much so that when my friends and family call, the first question they often ask is, “What city are you in today?” Because I don’t like to spend any more time than I must in the airport, I’m always looking for a quick option to grab a bite to eat, and I often know what terminal has my go-to spot for something (f...More
  • Jul 7, 2015

    Editor's Note: Confessions of a former faker   3

    Almost eight years ago I got my first job covering the noncommercial industry. I had never written about food and was a little nervous faking it as an industry writer. Back then, I was a very cautious eater and didn’t stray too far from what was comfortable and known. Slowly, but surely, I got to know and love food....More
  • Jun 8, 2015

    Editor's Note: Grin and bear it

    People are often surprised to find out I’m from Texas—long ago I dropped the Southern drawl and replaced the y’alls and fixin to’s with versions more acceptable up North. So for many, it’s a game to try to get me to drop one of these sayings unknowingly....More
  • May 26, 2015

    Editor's Note: Change is coming

    There’s more to Food Management than food...More
  • Apr 16, 2015

    The Trouble with Technology

    Just how important is technology? The next time you go on a trip, count the number of chargers you have to pack. And it’s not just the physical pieces of equipment that have come to be so prominent in our lives. Need to do your banking?...More
  • Mar 20, 2015

    Bonding over Tragedy 1

    It may just be the Texan in me, but these last two winters have been particularly brutal. Boston is nearing 100 inches of snow—100 inches! Some Bostonians are forced to dig snow tunnels just to get to work....More
  • Feb 3, 2015

    A Legend Takes a Bow

    Last month Janey Thornton announced she was retiring from her post as deputy under secretary for food, nutrition and consumer services at the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA). Janey came to her D.C....More
  • Dec 18, 2014

    Becky Schilling: From the editor’s desk

    Food Management's Editor-in-Chief Becky Schilling on what to expect in the coming year....More

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