Ivy Odom Ivy is an Editorial Producer for Dotdash Meredith, and hosts an array of lifestyle videos. She also authors a bi-monthly recipe column for Southern Living. Ivy has over four years of experience as on-camera talent across multiple platforms, including TikTok, Snapchat, television, and other social channels, as well as extensive producing and editing experience for TikTok. Ivy earned a B.S.F.C.S. in Consumer Journalism and a B.A. in Spanish from The University of Georgia, and graduated first in her class from the culinary arts program at L'Academie de Cuisine. Ivy grew up in Moultrie, Georgia and now lives in Birmingham, Alabama, where it's a really fun place to be a Georgia Bulldawg. Highlights: * FOLIO Top Women in Media 2020, Up-And-Comer * New Achiever Award 2020, American Association of Family and Consumer Sciences * Pacesetter Award 2019, University of Georgia College of Family and Consumer Sciences * Level One Certification, Court of Master Sommeliers About Real Simple Real Simple, a Dotdash Meredith Brand, is an award-winning, trusted online resource for for smart, authentic solutions to simplify your life. We reach 11 million readers a month. Our content is written by experienced journalists and fact-checked for accuracy. Learn more about us and our editorial guidelines.