Photo: Victor Jeffreys II

Photo: Victor Jeffreys II

Emma Carmichael is a freelance writer and editor.

She was a staff writer on Wyatt Cenac's Problem Areas on HBO from 2017 to 2019, and served as editor-in-chief of Jezebel from 2014 to 2017. Prior to Jezebel, she was editor of The Hairpin and managing editor of both Gawker and Deadspin. 

Some of those blogs are dead now. RIP.

Emma’s writing has been published in Deadspin, Gawker, Jezebel, Sports Illustrated, SPIN, New York, Esquire, GQ, The Awl, and others.

She grew up in Brattleboro, Vermont, and graduated from Vassar College in 2010. She lives in Los Angeles.