Elizabeth Spiers Biography
Elizabeth Spiers is a digital publisher and journalist from the United States. She is the founder of the media gossip blog Gawker. She was the editor of The New York Observer from February 2011 to August 2012.
She began her career in journalism as the founding editor of Gawker.com before moving on to become a contributing writer and editor at New York magazine. Elizabeth has also written for Salon, Fortune, Fast Company, The New York Times, and The New York Post, among others.
In February 2011, Jared Kushner hired her as the editor of The New York Observer. Elizabeth left the paper in August of 2012. From 2012 to 2016, she was the editorial director of Flavorpill.
Elizabeth Spiers Age
Elizabeth Spiers was born in Wetumpka, Alabama, United States on December 11, 1976. She is 45 years old.
Elizabeth Spiers Height
Elizabeth stands at an average of 5 ft 5 in/1.65 m tall.
Elizabeth Spiers Family
Elizabeth’s mother, Maria, and father raised her in Wetumpka, Alabama. Her parents, Alice and Terry, adopted Elizabeth when she was a few months old. Bobbi, her sister, was one of her older siblings. Bobbi contacted Elizabeth on Facebook and revealed her adoption. She is of German-Scottish ancestry and holds American citizenship.
Elizabeth Spiers Husband
Elizabeth Sederstrom is married to Jotham Sederstrom. He is also a Bay Ridge-based writer who works as a managing editor at Inman News. Jotham has written about a variety of topics, including politics, finance, real estate, and criminal justice. Jotham’s boss at The New York Observer, where she worked as an editor, was Elizabeth. The couple now resides in Brooklyn with their son.
Elizabeth Spiers Education
She went to local schools. Elizabeth later earned a bachelor’s degree in public policy from Duke University in 1999. She then moved to Wall Street to work in finance, but she quickly became involved in the rapidly rising blog business.
Elizabeth Spiers Net Worth
Elizabeth’s approximate net worth is $1 million.
Elizabeth Spiers Career
Elizabeth began her career as the founding editor of Gawker.com. She later worked as a contributing writer and editor for New York magazine. Elizabeth later served as the editor-in-chief of mediabistro.com, a website that provides information for media professionals. She has since established a variety of blog sites under her company, Dead Horse Media.
In February 2011, Jared Kushner hired her as the editor of The New York Observer. Elizabeth left the paper in August of 2012. From 2012 to 2016, she was the editorial director of Flavorpill. Elizabeth has spoken at a number of media and technology conferences. She has also appeared as a guest on CNN, Fox News, MarketWatch, MSNBC, and VH1.
Along with Athena, Elizabeth co-hosts Pay Dirt, Slate’s money advice column. People write in questions about inheritance, and Elizabeth and Athena try to answer them.