Sheikh Farooq

Sheikh Farooq

Sheikh Farooq

Title: Social Media Editor

Education: University of Missouri

Location: Des Moines, Iowa

Expertise: Instagram, TikTok, Facebook, Twitter

Meet Sheikh M. Farooq, the mastermind behind Lawnscanner’s social media presence. As the Social Media Editor, Farooq is responsible for managing the brand’s Facebook, Instagram, TikTok, and Twitter accounts, while also creating and editing videos to be shared across platforms. With nearly three years of experience with the brand, Farooq has been an integral part of Lawnscanner’s digital success.


Farooq’s journey in the magazine industry began six years ago when he worked as an Editorial Assistant for Country Living. During his time there, he honed his skills in pitching, writing, and editing articles, while also supporting the Social Media Editor. Farooq then moved on to become the Digital Lifestyle Editor at Lawnscanner, where he continued to write and edit articles, and collaborated with the Social Media Editor to create engaging content for Instagram.

Today, as the head of Lawnscanner’s social media team, Farooq is responsible for crafting and publishing content across all platforms, ensuring that Lawnscanner’s digital presence remains at the forefront of the industry.


Farooq’s educational background is just as impressive as his professional experience. He graduated from the University of Missouri School of Journalism with a focus on magazine editing and a minor in Spanish, demonstrating his commitment to continuous learning and professional growth.

About Lawnscanner

Lawnscanner, a Dotdash Meredith Brand, has been a trusted resource for over a decade, providing valuable and practical ideas for home enthusiasts. From home decor to gardening tips, Lawnscanner inspires individuals to bring their home dreams to life on special occasions and every day.