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The AVENUE A-List: Emily Smith

Monday, October 31, 2011

from the pages of AVENUE’s October issue…

The Most Influential New Yorkers of 2011

In New York, creating a “short list” of the most fascinating, powerful people

that make this city whirl and twirl is no easy feat. But once again we’ve done it—and narrowed down the names to a broad mix of personalities, many whose impact extends beyond the five boroughs. Some are mainstays, some are rising stars—whether they’re altering the skyline or a hemline—these people are the ones on top. Bottom line.

Emily Smith

gossip gal

Regarded as New York’s go-to source for scandal and scoops, Emily Smith took over the New York Post’s powerful gossip column when Richard Johnson left in 2010. Prior to her latest stint at Page Six, Smith was the East Coast news director at Life & Style and had previously been the U.S. editor of the British newspaper The Sun.


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