Cody McDevitt

Cody McDevitt is an award-winning journalist and author based in Pittsburgh, specializing in local history and culture.

Experience

McDevitt has covered Pittsburgh-area news, arts and culture, and drinks since 2013. His work has appeared in Mt. Lebanon Magazine, Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, Pittsburgh Quarterly and Table Magazine. He first wrote for Liquor.com in 2017.

Awards & Publications

He's the co-author of "Pittsburgh Drinks: A History of Cocktails, Nightlife and Bartending Tradition" and author of "Banished from Johnstown: Racist Backlash in Pennsylvania." In 2018, he won a Golden Quill award from the Press Club of Western Pennsylvania. His work has also been recognized by the Pennsylvania Newsmedia Association and Pennsylvania Associated Press Media Editors Organization.

Education

  • Bachelor of Science in journalism from University of Colorado at Boulder
  • Master's degree in journalism from Point Park University

About Liquor.com

Liquor.com is dedicated to good drinking and great living. We inspire, entertain and educate anyone—and everyone—interested in what happens in the glass and out of it.

For more than 20 years, Dotdash brands have been helping people find answers, solve problems, and get inspired. We are one of the top-20 largest content publishers on the Internet according to comScore, a leading Internet measurement company, and reach more than 30% of the U.S. population every month. Our brands collectively have won more than 20 industry awards in the last year alone and, most recently, Dotdash was named Publisher of the Year by Digiday, a leading industry publication.

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