46 min

MergeLeft: Ep 9: Erica Gannett, Senior Photo Editor at Refinery 29 mergeleft

    • Arts

Erica Gannett is currently Senior Photo Editor at Refinery 29 where she has covered everything starting from still life and product stories and now fashion & beauty. She was raised in Massachusetts, spent 12 years in Chicago and now currently resides in Brooklyn. Previously she was photo editor of Timeout Chicago, founded a food journal called Middlewest Magazine, and now is at the helm of Refinery29's ever-evolving business model from lifestyle blog to branded content media platform where many brands are partnering with R29 because of their loyal audience. We talk about how she finds new talent, how she schedule free time at the end of every day to explore and discover new photographers, and how inspired she is by R29's culture and how they aren't afraid to shed light and nurture discussions around more taboo liberal topics.

Erica Gannett is currently Senior Photo Editor at Refinery 29 where she has covered everything starting from still life and product stories and now fashion & beauty. She was raised in Massachusetts, spent 12 years in Chicago and now currently resides in Brooklyn. Previously she was photo editor of Timeout Chicago, founded a food journal called Middlewest Magazine, and now is at the helm of Refinery29's ever-evolving business model from lifestyle blog to branded content media platform where many brands are partnering with R29 because of their loyal audience. We talk about how she finds new talent, how she schedule free time at the end of every day to explore and discover new photographers, and how inspired she is by R29's culture and how they aren't afraid to shed light and nurture discussions around more taboo liberal topics.

46 min

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