The New York Review of Magazines

Contributors

marvinAfter graduating from Hampton University in 2007, Marvin Anderson worked at The Roanoke Times creating and populating websites, covering public safety and writing for the paper’s burgeoning hyperlocal projects. He has also interned with the Dow Jones Newspaper Fund at the Detroit Free Press and in programs with The New York Times and Associated Press. He is now an intern at ABC News.
spencerSpencer Bailey is a freelance journalist and editorial intern at Vanity Fair. He has written for Esquire.com, CJR.org and The New York Daily News, among other publications. Spencer grew up in Denver, Colo., and received a bachelor’s degree in English from Dickinson College, where he worked as an editorial assistant at Dickinson Magazine.
candiceCandice Chan is a native of the San Francisco Bay Area and has a deep, abiding love for magazines. She has interned at Wired, where she wrote about tech culture and gadgets, and is currently an intern at The New York Times’ Lens Blog. Candice loves traveling and hopes to visit South Africa so she can swim with a Great White Shark.
jeffJeff Dooley graduated from the College of William and Mary in 2009 with a degree in English and Government. He grew up in the D.C. suburb of Falls Church, Va., where he ran into sitting president Bill Clinton during a golf outing in 1998. Jeff is the former managing editor of William and Mary’s student newspaper, The Flat Hat, and has contributed to ESPN The Magazine, Time For Kids and ESPN Insider. He was also a 2008 ASME intern. Jeff can be reached at jeffrey.a.dooley@gmail.com.
fredFrederick Dreier hails from Golden, Colo., and earned degrees in European history and journalism from the University of California, Santa Cruz in 2004. From 2005 – 2009 Fred covered professional bicycle racing for VeloNews and reported on events in 13 different countries, including the 2008 Beijing Olympics, the Hawaii Ironman and South Africa’s Cape Epic mountain bike race. Dreier is an avid cyclist and swimmer.
dustinDustin Fitzharris is an award-winning journalist known for his celebrity profiles. His stories on Patti LaBelle, Reba McEntire, Jackie Collins, Vanessa Williams, Melissa Etheridge and many others have appeared in publications such as Out, The Advocate and Redbook. Dustin lives in New York City and is currently interning at ABC Daytime. Visit his website.
aliAli Gharib was born in California and raised in Washington, D.C., where he later became the deputy bureau chief for Inter Press Service. Ali’s work focuses on U.S. foreign policy, particularly in the Middle East and Central Asia. He’s a proud Farsi-speaking, though illiterate, Iranian. You can reach him at ag2951@gmail.com.
sruthiSruthi Gottipati is an Indian journalist. Before Columbia she worked for the Times of India and was an on-air reporter for the 24-hour news channel CNBC-TV18, where she covered education and human resources. The most daunting challenge she has faced so far has been writing about herself in the third person. Sruthi can be reached at sruthi.gottipati@gmail.com.
tim Tim Kiladze is a former investment banker from Toronto, Canada. After graduating from McGill he contributed to Torontoist, which catered to his interests in pop culture, politics and photography, and he’s now interning at Forbes. Tim grew up playing baseball and football, and he has the scars – from shoulder surgery to a broken jaw – to prove it. He can be reached at tkiladze@gmail.com.
ellen Ellen London is a magazine concentrator from midcoast Maine. Before Columbia she worked for Down East, where she wrote features about travel and shopping. Ellen majored in English, government and Latin at Colby College and is currently training for her third marathon. She can be reached at ellenjlondon@gmail.com.
joelJoel Meares is a regular contributor to News Corp’s The Punch. Before moving to New York he was a full-time writer for the(sydney)magazine, a monthly glossy in The Sydney Morning Herald, and contributed to a blog about sharehouses on the newspaper’s website. Joel also covered film for Inside Film and for websites such as FilmCritic.com and Urban Cinefile.
susieSusie Poppick grew up in Brooklyn, NY. During her undergraduate years at Yale University she studied cognitive science and both wrote for and edited the Yale Daily News. Susie has held summer internships at the Brooklyn Daily Eagle and in the Brussels bureau of Dow Jones Newswires and the Wall Street Journal. She loves travel and language, and prior to Columbia she spent two years teaching biology and English at an international school in Shanghai, China.
sonalSonal Shah spent the last four years in Delhi, most recently as the food and art editor at Time Out. Besides these frivolous pursuits, Sonal is also interested in writing about the culture and economics of communities. For her anthropology degree at Swarthmore College she wrote about Kashmiri migrants in the Indian tourism industry; for her master’s at Columbia she reported on affordable housing and tenant activism in the Bronx. Visit her website.
zachZachary Sniderman, a Canadian expat, is a writer and social media editor for New York-based music site Greenshoelace.com. He has written for Maclean’s, The Harvard International Review and a bunch of Columbia websites. Zack graduated cum laude from Harvard University, where he wrote a collection of short stories as his final thesis, and he studied abroad at St. Catherine’s College, Oxford University. Born in Toronto, he now lives in New York City and misses pond hockey. He can be reached at zsniderman@gmail.com.
derrickDerrick Taylor is a native of Richmond, Virginia. He studied English and French at the University of Virginia and this past year he interned at Zink, a fashion magazine that caters to his interests in style, the arts and entertainment. Derrick is known for his slight obsession with hamburgers, and he can eat a Red Robin burger in less than four minutes. Derrick can be reached at derrickbtaylor@gmail.com.
suanneSuzanne Weinstock is a fashion, arts and lifestyle reporter. She is currently an editorial intern for fashion and arts magazine V and she covered New York fashion week for The Daily in February 2010. Suzanne’s career began by writing about finance, first as a public relations executive and then as a senior reporter covering global private equity and real estate. She was born in New York City and has lived in Manhattan since graduating from the University of Pennsylvania with a Bachelor of Arts in 2006.