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NEW YORK -- Niche Media CEO Jason Binn has named Cristina Cuomo Editorial Director of the company's New York-based publications, Gotham and Hamptons magazines. She will also work on the recently acquired Philadelphia Style, as well as Michigan Avenue in Chicago, launching in September.
As Editorial Director, Cuomo will be responsible for overseeing the editorial pages and securing and managing the magazine's high-profile contributors and covers. She will also be tasked with generating content that focuses on New York and Hamptons-based personalities, establishments and the best that the city has to offer in the worlds of fashion, beauty, interior design, real estate, business, entertainment, culture and dining.
"Cristina's innovative ideas, creativity and passion for the lifestyle we report on are a great asset to us," said Binn. "She perfectly exemplifies the Niche reader and we are thrilled to have her on the editorial side."
Cristina joined forces with Jason Binn in 2001 as the Vice-Chairman of Niche Media. In that position, Cuomo worked closely with marketing, event promotions, advertising, and editorial, ensuring proper branding for the Niche Media model in each respective market. Prior to her arrival, she founded and ran the lifestyle magazine, Manhattan File, as Publisher and Editor-in-Chief for seven years, as well as its offshoots, Hamptons File and Vegas File. She was also editor of Hamptons for three years prior to founding Manhattan File.
She is a graduate of Cornell University and is married to ABC's "Good Morning America" News Anchor, Christopher Cuomo, son of New York's three-term Governor, Mario Cuomo. The Cuomos live on the Upper West Side of New York with their two children, Bella and Mario. She is an avid supporter of Turnaround for Children, the New York Public Library, The New York Botanical Gardens, HELP and Mentoring USA, among other charities.
About Niche Media Holdings: Niche Media, a subsidiary of Greenspun Media Group, was founded in 1992, and is the country's preeminent regional magazine company, with the largest network of city-specific luxury publications in the US. Through quantitative and qualitative analysis, advertisers are assured that with our exclusive estate and home-delivery program, Niche Media reaches readers who maintain annual household incomes of at least $250,000, own homes valued at more than $1 million, and have liquid assets in excess of $1 million, making the pages of these glossies some of the most valuable real estate in publishing.
Niche Media consistently delivers the finest editorial content and advertising to a controlled group of influencers with the highest disposable incomes in each city. Additionally, the company brings its publications' pages to life with more than 500 dynamic A-list events across the country each year. With its 320 full-time employees, Niche produces more than 29,000 pages annually, and its titles have a combined distribution of more than 900,000. At an average of 5.9 readers per copy and a total of more than 5.3 million readers total, Niche's titles provide advertisers and marketers with a direct connection to the most desirable markets across the country.