Brian Stelter

Staff Reporter for the New York Times

Brian Stelter is a staff reporter for the New York Times. He covers television and digital media for the newspaper's business and arts sections, and is a lead contributor to the Media Decoder blog. His first book, Top of the Morning, will be published in May.

In January 2004, Stelter created TVNewser, a blog covering the television news industry. At the time, he was a freshman at Towson University. He sold TVNewser to six months later and continued to run it until May 2007, when he graduated from Towson with a degree in mass communication. He joined the Times two months later.

Stelter appeared in the 2011 documentary Page One: Inside The New York Times. He lives in Manhattan's West Village with his girlfriend Jamie Shupak, the morning traffic anchor on NY1, the all-news cable channel in New York City. His website is


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