Sean Flynn

Portrait of Sean Flynn
Title: Senior Editorial Director, Food & Wine
Location: New York City
Expertise: luxury travel, food, cocktails, and spirits

Sean Flynn has spent the past 17 years working across digital, print, broadcast, and radio, covering food and drink, travel, architecture, and immigration. His work has appeared in The New York Times, Edible, Afar, Travel + Leisure, and Condé Nast Traveler, among others.


Sean Flynn has written for a number of the world's most highly regarded travel and food publications. He's also held editorial positions as esteemed publications like Travel + Leisure, Departures, and Condé Nast Traveler, in addition to his current role at Food & Wine. During the course of his career, Flynn has assigned and edited immersive features from award-winning journalists, conceptualized brand defining editorial franchises, and traveled the world to conduct interviews, produce and host videos, and shoot photos. For the past two decades he has written at length about luxury travel, food, chefs, spirits, and cocktails.


Flynn received his Bachelor's in English and history at Canisius College in Buffalo, New York and his Master's at the CUNY Graduate School of Journalism in New York City. He has also taken master's classes in integrated marketing communication.

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