Anna Holmes

Anna, hard at work.

Anna Holmes is an award-winning writer, editor and creative exec whose work has appeared numerous publications, including the New York Times, Washington Post, and The New Yorker online. A one-time columnist for the New York Times Sunday Book Review, Anna has published two books, including 2013’s The Book of Jezebel, based on the website she founded in 2007. She is currently the Editorial Director of—part of First Look Media, the parent company of Field of Vision and The Nib—where she oversees the digital magazine’s journalism and video offerings. She lives in New York.



Fairly Recent Work…and Some Oldies

Professional Associations

  • Board Member, Women, Action & the Media

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  • Member, Screen Actors Guild-AFTRA

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  • Member, National Association of Black Journalists (NABJ)

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  • Professional

    Newsweek/The Daily Beast Women in the World, Netroots Nation, National Conference for Media Reform, SXSW, TEDx

  • Educational

    Syracuse University/S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications, University of Louisville, New York University, University of Michigan