In this installment of the d50 Media Employee Interview Series, we meet Stephanie Gelston. In the post, we’ll learn about Steff’s past experience working at major Boston news publications, her charming character traits and how her life is like a roller coaster – in a good way.
Steff, tell me about your role at d50 as the Web Managing Editor:
I develop, assign, write, and edit digital content internally and externally for d50 and its clients. My work ranges from writing landing pages on the fly to directing a team of freelancers to create content for clients’ sites. I also work with the content team to ensure our work meets editorial, compliance, and SEO best practices.
In the past, you have worked for many Boston-area publications, such as the Boston Globe, the Boston Herald and the Boston Business Journal. What were those experiences like?
Exhilarating! I’ve interviewed celebrities (Cher, Joan Rivers) and business titans (Viacom’s Sumner Redstone, Silicon Valley VC Tom Perkins), and helped with coverage of national stories such as major stock market crashes (’87 and ’01), the OJ Simpson trial and 9/11. (more…)