Mallory Carra is an award-winning journalist, editor, screenwriter, and teacher based in Los Angeles. She is currently an Associate Content Writer at Spotify’s Parcast Studios, writing and editing scripts for the platform’s top-rated original podcasts, such as Disappearances with Sarah Turney, Serial Killers, and Conspiracy Theories. She is also an adjunct instructor at USC Annenberg’s Media Center, a multi-disciplinary student newsroom producing daily text, radio, and TV stories.

As a journalist and editor, Mallory has over 17 years of experience covering breaking news, entertainment, celebrities, food, lifestyle, e-commerce, real estate, sports, health, and academia. Mallory’s bylines have also appeared in E! News, Cosmopolitan, Teen Vogue, HuffPost, BuzzFeed, the New York Daily News, and the Columbia Journalism Review, among many, many others. She began her journalism career in newspapers, working as a staff writer for the Chattanooga Times Free Press in Tennessee.

A native of New York City, Mallory has an M.F.A. in screenwriting from USC’s School of Cinematic Arts and a B.A. in journalism from New York University. Additionally, she earned certificates in business entrepreneurship and marketing at Santa Monica College. In her spare time, Mallory enjoys painting, going on random Wikipedia deep dives, and taking sunset photos.


Final Draft Big Break Contest, 2-time semifinalist, and quarterfinalist
Script Pipeline Contest, quarterfinalist
Featured at the LA Scripted Comedy Festival at iOWest and the WGA Ladies Of Laughter Contest
Tennessee Sports Writers Association, Best Outdoors Writer (2nd Place)


Featured in the New York Times bestselling-book The Only Plane in the Sky: An Oral History of 9/11
and Teaching Stephen King: Horror, the Supernatural, and New Approaches to Literature


Melissa McCarthy, Elisabeth Moss, Rachel Bloom, Alfre Woodard, Charlize Theron, Seth Rogen, Tracy Morgan, Nick Jonas, Casey Wilson, June Diane Raphael, Amy Sedaris, Diane Lane, Constance Zimmer, Dacre Montgomery, Chiwetel Ejiofor, Jon Favreau, Vanessa Kirby, Kellie Martin, Ian Ziering, and a lot more.


In the media: BBC World Service, NPR, LA Weekly, NY Post & Baltimore Sun

As a moderator: RomCom Fest & the Asian American Journalist Association National Convention

Career Talks: USC Annenberg Media Center, NYU Wasserman Center for Career Development, NYU Production Lab

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Mallory is no longer on staff at Bustle and E! News. She is also no longer contributing to the Daily Meal.

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