Michael Freidson

Executive Director of Editorial

Michael is best known as the former Editor-in-Chief of Time Out New York, which he led to record circulation, higher sales and unprecedented web traffic, generating headlines in The New York Times. He was most recently Global Lifestyle Editor for Metro International based in London, overseeing Hollywood content and special issues for the world’s largest newspaper. There, he secured partnerships with guest editors Lady Gaga, Karl Lagerfeld and Will Smith, reaching 18.7 million readers worldwide. Michael has appeared on CNN, CBS, Fox and The Today Show.