Michael Silberman joined New York Media as general manager of nymag.com in May 2007. Under his leadership, New York Media has grown its digital business substantially, more than doubling revenue and growing audience fivefold. Silberman oversees strategy and day-to-day operations for New York Media’s digital properties nymag.com, thecut.com, vulture.com and grubstreet.com, with a staff of 100 across editorial, technology, marketing and sales.
Silberman came to nymag.com from Rodale, where he was vice president and editorial director for Rodale Interactive. He joined Rodale in April 2005, where he managed a 35-person team responsible for editorial, design, production and product development for the online editions of Rodale’s magazines.
Prior to Rodale, Silberman worked at MSNBC, most recently as deputy editor, East coast, partners & strategy, managing all MSNBC.com program production with NBC News and MSNBC Cable. He first moved to the digital realm in 1995, as a senior news producer for Microsoft, developing the MSNBC Website and its relationship to the cable channel and NBC News. He previously worked as a television producer for CBS News and graduated cum laude with a B.A. in government from Harvard College.
About New York Media
New York Media is the parent company of the ground-breaking weekly New York Magazine; the up-to-the-minute news and service website nymag.com; fashion, beauty and lifestyle site The Cut; entertainment and culture news site Vulture; food and restaurant news site Grub Street and the twice-yearly New York Weddings and Design Hunting magazines. The company’s web properties attract over 15 million monthly unique visitors, and its mobile apps include New York magazine and The Cut on the Runway for iPad.
New York Media has won numerous awards for its print and digital properties in recent years, including seventeen National Magazine Awards, Advertising Age’s Magazine Website of the Year, five James Beard Foundation Journalism Awards, five MIN Best of the Web Awards, and an ASME Cover of the Year Award. The magazine has twice been named to Ad Age’s “A-List” and twice to Adweek’s “Hot List.”