Sarah Whitten is a writer for CNBC.com covering restaurants, food, retail, social media, technology, and entertainment.
Prior to CNBC, Whitten held internships with Showtime and Roanoke College programs including The Lutheran Writers Project and The Roanoke Review.
Whitten earned a bachelor's degree in English and Creative Writing from Roanoke College where she was the Editor-in-Chief of the student-run newspaper, The Brackety-Ack.
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