Dana Karlson

Manhattan, NY USA

Professional Experience

Former digital fashion editor turned freelancer, covering more than just the front row. After 5 years in London I've moved back to New York, and am doing fashion writing, lifestyle, fitness, beauty and culture content. www.danakarlson.com


8 Years
8 Years
Social Media
4 Years


7 Years
5 Years
4 Years


Magazine - Large Consumer/National magazines
2 Years
Marketing (in-house) - Small to mid-sized corp. cl
2 Years
Online/new media
6 Years

Total Media Industry Experience

7 Years

Media Client List (# assignments last 2 yrs)

Glamour.com UK (10+), BSkyB (6-10), BBC News (1-2), Yahoo! News (1-2)

Corporate Client List (# assignments last 2 yrs)

Lafayette 148 New York (6-10)

Other Work History

Designer Ivy H: copywriting for web and press materials LynkU Limited: Created and edited fashion blog Lafayette 148 New York: in-house marketing and press materials for luxury retailer

Technical Skills


Computer Skills

Word Suite Some HTML


Laptop iPad & iPhone 5 Canon SLR camera Canon Point & Shoot

Work Permits & Visas

UK Work Permit


Natasha McNamara, Editor Glamour.com UK Rebecca Cox, Acting Editor Glamour.com UK Lisa Cowan, Features Editor Glamour.com UK


Leon Bailey's 100 Most Influential People on the web



A look at the rise in popular US brands launching across the Atlantic, and what this means from UK shoppers.
Micro Trend report
Getting fit for summer? Here are the tips no girl should be without.
I was interviewed by the BBC, following the Oscar's 2013 telecast. I discussed the best and worst dressed nominees on the red carpet.
From punk and plaid to pretty in pink, all the trends you need to know this season.
A look through the lens at London Fashion Week, featuring interviews with Burberry's Christopher Bailey and designer Erdem Moralioglu as well as a visit from One Direction's Harry Styles.
This isn't the first time this has happened, but what does the news mean for the international fashion community?
I interviewed Mark Wahlberg to discuss his new film 2 Guns, and also discuss his upcoming Entourage movie.
Tuscany is for lovers. Take a look at the only way to get away from it all in Italian style.
Everything Kate wears turns to retail gold, but how much do these celeb-endorsements really work?
More and more we're looking to sites like AirBnB for an authentic foreign experience. Avenue Story is the new luxury answer to our wanderlust based in the heart of the City of Lights.
I interviewed the cast and producer of Titanic ahead of the film's 3-D release in London.
Previous editorial work as well as my fiction and travel writing