Each week, we’re spotlighting the story of one of our writers who spends time telling the tales of others. This week, we’re happy to introduce you to Tate Jacaruso.
Hometown / Current Residence
Wrightsville Beach, North Carolina
When did you know that you wanted to be a writer? Were there any early experiences you had that confirmed this path?
It hit me that I wanted to be a writer while I was at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. I enjoyed every journalism course I took and it just clicked.
What have you liked about writing for Hyperflyer?
Writing for Hyperflyer has been amazing because I get to combine my love of food with my passion for feature writing.
Outside of Hyperflyer, what else do you write? Are there any projects you are particularly fond of that you’d like to share?
I’ve also written pieces on travel, news, and things to do in the Southeast.
How has your pandemic life been? What are you doing to stay busy and focused?
Writing has been my way of staying focused during the pandemic, even just writing down my long-term goals.
What does supporting local mean to you, and why do you think it’s important?
Supporting local means choosing to spend your money and time at small businesses in your city, and it’s become more important than ever in the pandemic.