Work experience
 

Executive Editor, TV, Variety

April 2014 - present

 

Oversee all television coverage for Variety's multiple platforms

 

• Manage news, features and criticism for Variety and Variety.com

• Negotiate exclusive cover stories on industry leaders, showrunners and stars

• Produce extensive awards season issues (13 annually)

• Cultivate relationships with key executives, showrunners, agents and publicists
• Moderate panels for TV Academy, Screen Actors Guild, Producers Guild & other industry events 

 

 
President/Editor-in-Chief, TV Guide Magazine

May 2008 - February 2014

 

Revitalized the classic listings magazine, turning it into a vibrant, entertainment must-read, reaching over 15 million readers every week
• Secured exclusive content: cover stories, breaking news, interviews, and photo shoots
• Conceived popular annual “Fan Favorites” cover contest, letting fans vote for the cover —resulting in increased newsstand sales and social media engagement
• Developed buzz-building annual events, including “Hot List” issue and Comic-Con yacht cocktail party, generating millions of media impressions and increased ad spending
• Built relationships with key executives, showrunners and publicists; hosted annual producers’ dinner; moderated talent and producer panels
• Established and guided social media presence on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and YouTube, including popular video series “Cubicle Confessions”
• Created weekly digital Kindle, Nook, and iPad editions with bonus content
• Launched online searchable cover archive and tvguidemagazine.com (now shut down)
• Strategized national publicity and marketing campaigns

 

Executive Editor, Gemstar-TV Guide

​January 2007 - May 2008

 

Coordinated editorial and marketing projects across magazine, website and network

• Launched and directed breaking news coverage for TVGuide.com

• Executed cross-platform initiatives, including on-air “Countdown” ad campaign

• Developed Online Video Awards: planned nominations, voting and awards show

• Partnered with ad sales, PR and marketing to drive ad revenue and brand awareness

 

Editor-in-Chief, Life & Style

January 2006 - November 2006

 

Built new celebrity weekly into the fastest growing magazine in the country

• Increased newsstand sales by 48% and paid circulation by 49%

• Directed and shaped covers, content, and redesign with emphasis on breaking news

• Launched companion website and news blog

• Promoted magazine with TV, radio and print interviews: The New York Times, Nightline, USA Today, Good Morning America, Entertainment Tonight and The Insider

 

Executive Editor, Inside TV

March 2005 - December 2005

Spearheaded launch of new weekly TV and celebrity news magazine

• Conceived story ideas, top-edited copy, directed news coverage, supervised staff of 30

• Shaped covers with editor-in-chief and creative director

• Promoted Inside TV on TV and radio with regular appearances

 

Features Editor, New York Post

April 2002-March 2005

• Produced 4-10 page daily arts, entertainment and lifestyle section

• Packaged story ideas with creative headlines, photos and graphics

• Created special supplement sections for seasonal arts previews and award shows

Published Work

Variety

InStyle

The New York Post

Newsday

Mademoiselle

Redbook

More

Fitness

Men's Health

George

& more

Memberships

• American Society of

Magazine Editors, 2008-present

• Broadcast Television Journalists Association, Executive Committee: 2012-present

• Ovarian Cancer Research Fund, Junior Board: 1995-present

2010 - present

2010 - present

Cornell University

Bachelor of Sciences in Communication, 1992

 

 

Education
 

Awards

• Emmy Award nomination, "Actors on Actors"

• Publicists Guild Press Award nominee

• Webby Award honoree, "Remote Controlled" podcast

• Los Angeles Press Club awards nominee, "Remote Controlled"

• National Arts & Entertainment Journalism awards nominee,

"Remote Controlled"