Jane Goldman is the founder and general manager of CHOW.com, the groundbreaking online food destination whose content, video, and design have won awards including the James Beard, Webby, Telly, and Maggie. She was recently named one of the 50 most powerful people in food (ahead of Martha Stewart, but behind Michelle Obama), and can currently be seen as a guest celebrity judge on Bravo’s Top Chef Masters.
Jane transformed food culture with CHOW magazine, founded in 2004. Amazon quickly named it “Magazine of the Year.” The New York Times wrote, “The vibe is populist cool; hipster models sport T-shirts and jeans; the photos present food, refreshingly, as it actually looks. And the talent runs deep.” The Chicago Tribune called CHOW “lively, irreverent, informative and, yes, innovative.” And the Anchorage Daily News called it “the hippest food mag in the country.” It was acquired by CNET, now CBS Interactive, in 2006.
Before CHOW, Jane was editor of the Industry Standard, the “bible of the dot-com world” and the fastest-growing magazine in American history.
A graduate of Stanford Law School and NYU’s Tisch School of the Arts, Jane has written for New York, Rolling Stone, Wired, and other magazines, and has produced award-winning film and video.
Jane Goldman, pictured above with Sugar Ray Leonard.