Pamela Gwyn Kripke is a journalist who has written for many magazines and newspapers during the course of a twenty-five year career. Her feature stories and essays have appeared in publications including The New York Times, The Chicago Tribune, The Chicago Sun-Times, The Dallas Morning News, Elle, Redbook, Southern Accents, Child, Parenting, This Old House, American Baby, Shape, American Way, Crain’s New York Business, D Magazine, D Home, Modern Luxury, Modern Luxury Interiors and Metropolis, among others. Ms. Kripke has been a freelance reporter for The New York Times, covering breaking news in Texas for the National Desk. She has also written for Salon, Slate and The Huffington Post, for whom her series of essays on public education was nominated for a Pulitzer Prize.
Ms. Kripke has written a nationally syndicated newspaper column for Creators Syndicate, offering weekly perspective on culture, politics, family and other lifestyle issues. She has held editorships at Working Woman Magazine, The New York Times Magazine Group and Modern Luxury Magazines. She began her career as a reporter and anchor at a local television station in Biloxi, Mississippi and a reporter for Jack Anderson Enterprises in Washington, DC.
Ms. Kripke holds a BA in English from Brown University and a Master of Science in Journalism from Northwestern University’s Medill School of Journalism.