Shana Ting Lipton

Global telecommuting freelancer — largely London-based native LA editor/writer
Website: http://www.shanatinglipton.com
Contact

Professional Experience

Writer/editor whose A-list clients have included: Vanity Fair, Robb Report, Marie Claire UK, Wired, Details, Variety, People, GQ (Korea), Blackbook, British Journal of Photography and in-flight magazines for Delta and United airlines, KLM and British Airways. Diverse — but in-depth — coverage of everything from pop culture and travel to business and tech. *Also if you're seeking coverage of topical events or issues like Britain's upcoming EU referendum, Cannes, etc. I'm your go-to editor/writer. I'm available for press trips too — particularly those around Europe or California.

Expertise

Content Editor (online)
12 Years
Editor
18 Years
Writer
20 Years

Specialty

Travel
20 Years
Entertainment
20 Years
Technology
14 Years

Industries


Magazine - Large Consumer/National magazines
20 Years
Online/new media
14 Years
Newspaper - National
14 Years

Total Media Industry Experience

20 Years

Media Client List (# assignments last 2 yrs)

Los Angeles Times (10+), About.com (LA, Madrid + Australia) (10+), Vanity Fair/VF.com (1-2), Variety (3-5), United Airlines Hemispheres and Rhapsody magazines (6-10), Delta Airlines Sky magazine (6-10), Blackbook (magazine + guide) (6-10), People magazine (3-5), Dazed & Confused (London) (3-5), Wired magazine (3-5), Robb Report (3-5), The Daily For iPad (1-2), Men s Journal (1-2), British Airways High Life magazine (1-2), Details magazine (1-2), British Journal of Photography (6-10)

Corporate Client List (# assignments last 2 yrs)

Thalyscope - Thalys international trains magazine (6-10), Playboy Enterprises custom publishing (1-2), Ogilvy & Mather Branded Content (1-2), VIBE/SpinMedia (1-2)

Other Work History

Blogger at Huffington Post (since 2008) Editor of the Blackbook Guide to Los Angeles (print book) Editor, videographer and writer at About.com LA (in its New York Times Co. incarnation)

Technical Skills

Final Cut

Foreign Language Skills

Fluent French, basic Dutch, Spanish, Portuguese

Computer Skills

Various CMS, basic html and CSS

Work Permits & Visas

American AND British citizen

Work Samples

General

(Delta Airlines' Sky Magazine 1/11/2013)
After a multibillion-dollar redevelopment project, the recently opened historic square and its surrounding central London neighborhood are making a cultural comeback.
(Delta Airlines' Sky Magazine 6/1/2012)
COVER STORY: Welcome to London 3.0 and the people and places that are making it great. (Note: above link goes to 1 of 9 pages of .jpgs)
(British Airways High Life magazine 3/31/2016)
COVER STORY: It's the $6,000 rock star boot camp where everyone from students and CEOs to healthcare workers and teens are transformed into Vegas headliners - groupies not included. Shana Ting Lipton goes from being a rock wannabe to rockin' with Gene Simmons.
(Vanity Fair 3/31/2016)
When Fifty Shades of Grey author E.L. James first signed a seven-figure contract with Random House’s Vintage Books imprint in 2012, some literary agents dismissed the deal as a fluke. The trilogy started out as posts on the seminal site Fanfiction.net as an amateur writer’s erotic take on Twilight; after its popularity online, the first title was released by a small publisher as an e-book and a print-on-demand title—not exactly an origin story fit for the notoriously elitist literary world.
(Robb Report — Collection 10/1/2014)
FEATURE: Rare Apple-1s are igniting a vintage tech boom in auction houses around the world
(Robb Report 6/1/2012)
(Marie Claire UK 11/28/2014)
The world of computer coders has undergone a much-needed makeover in recent years, with women getting under the skin of software and apps to carve out a digital niche for themselves.
(Delta Airlines' Sky Magazine 4/1/2014)
COVER STORY: No matter the challenges, Virgin Group founder Richard Branson keeps reaching for the stars -literally. And, as always with Branson, that's just the beginning.
(United Airlines' Rhapsody magazine 1/12/2013)
Dandies old and new are retaking the streets of London
(KLM Airlines/Holland Herald 3/31/2016)
COVER DESTINATION FEATURE: A journey up the magical California Coast on Highway 1.
(Vanity Fair/VF.com 3/31/2016)
A look at the booming market for Alan Turing artifacts as the Benedict Cumberbatch biopic The Imitation Game is released nationwide.