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About Janet Keeler

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Janet K. Keeler has been food editor of the St. Petersburg Times since June 2000. She came to the Times in 1992 and has worked at the newspaper in a variety of editing and writing positions.

Her story The Crock-Pot That Saved Dinner Time appears in the collection Best Food Writing 2001, anthology of stories about food, dining and life by American food writers. The Times' Taste section was named best section in the country for mid-sized dailies in 2002 and 2004 by the Association of Food Journlists. In 2003, Keeler won a third place in food news reporting from the AFJ.

Before coming to the Times, she was features editor of the Stockton (Calif.) Record; national and world wire editor at the Las Vegas Review-Journal, and a government and education reporter at the Lodi (Calif.) News-Sentinel.

Keeler and her husband, Scott, a Times photographer, have one son.