Jada Yuan is a contributing editor at New York magazine and Vulture, writing primarily about culture, entertainment, and celebrities, in both long form features and regular online posts. She has written notable profiles of Stevie Nicks, Jack Antonoff, and Benedict Cumberbatch, among many others; does yearly coverage of the Sundance, Cannes, and Toronto film festivals; and has had a longstanding interest in social justice reporting, from breaking news dispatches during the Eric Garner protests to an extensive project interviewing exonerated prisoners. Previously, she edited and reported for the magazine’s Party Lines page and online parties coverage, interviewing a wide range of notable celebrities, including Kanye West, Bill Clinton, Jennifer Lawrence, and Snoop Dogg.
She also wrote Vogue’s March 2015 cover story on Taylor Swift, and has contributed features to Elle, Glamour, Lucky, Marie Claire, Cosmopolitan, the Sunday Telegraph, Bullet, and Man of the World. Her recent work relevant to this panel are several essays exploring sexual assault, female representation, and racial stereotypes in TV and film.