Jill Di Donato
is a creative producer, lifestyle writer, and educator. Currently, she's the fashion editor at Culture Trip. She holds a BA from Barnard College and an MFA from Columbia University. Her first novel Beautiful Garbage was published by She Writes Press in 2013 and produced as a short film. She is currently at work on a collection of essays and lifestyle videos. As a journalist, she’s covered celebrity news, politics, and style. Her personal essays take up issues of gender, fashion, relationships, art, education, and feminism. Bylines include VICE, Los Angeles Times, Salon, Autre, Refinery29, Bustle, MilK, NYLON, Tin House, Electric Literature, and Glamour. For five years, she wrote a sex column at the Huffington Post.
As a producer and on-air talent, she's worked with CNN, The Katie Show, and Huff Post Live. Commercial video credits include Shopify and Overthrow New York.
She’s taught writing, literature, and cultural studies at Columbia University, The Fashion Institute of Technology, and Barnard College, where she founded the Women Writing and Intersectionality Conference in 2013.
Find Jill somewhere between New York and Los Angeles.