Kate Jessup assists the Center for Investigative Reporting in securing foundation and individual donor support. Her previous development work was at Child Care Law Center in San Francisco. In addition to being a grant writer, Kate is also a food writer and chef. Kate holds a master’s degree from the UC Berkeley Graduate School of Journalism, where she studied with Michael Pollan. She has cooked in France, New York and at Berkeley’s own Chez Panisse. For three years, Kate worked as the food editor of Diablo, a lifestyle magazine for the San Francisco East Bay. Her food writing appears in Sunset, Coastal Living and VIA magazines.