Basic Info

Name:
Cristina Cuomo
Contributor Status:
Native AdVice
Initial Contribution Date:
03/11/2014
Primary Location:
New York, NY, USA

Career Info

Primary Industry:
Media / Journalism, Publishing
Personal Career Headline:
Editor-in-Chief of Modern Luxury's MANHATTAN
Business Description (One-Liner):

Luxury Lifestyle Publisher

Experience Timeline:
21-30 years of work experience

My Native AdVert

Career Snapshot:

Cristina Cuomo is Editor-in-Chief of Modern Luxury’s MANHATTAN and BEACH Magazines.

My Native AdVice

How did you get into the industry?:

I worked as an assistant filing papers, writing restaurant reviews, and doing printer runs at Hamptons magazine when I was a freshman at Cornell University. The magazine was under a single owner located on Main Street in Southampton and it was still printed on newspaper. I worked during my summers and three years later became the editor. By that point I was hooked on journalism.

What's next for the Business in the near future?:

We are focused on creating a second summer season of the beautiful BEACH – a literary, comedic take on the Hamptons basted in style and sophistication.

What Else To Know

Tell Us More:

Define Success. What does Success mean to you?

Professional success means arriving at a point in your career when what seemed like work has grown into pleasure. Having been in publishing now for twenty years, I truly love writing and innovating on a tradition of producing magazines.

What traits do you believe contribute most in your becoming a great Editor-in-Chief?

Having a life. One needs to find inspiration in every day to get the most out of work. As the Sanskrit saying goes, Om mani padme hum – the jewel is in the lotus flower – find the beauty in every day. My children give me the confidence to do good – great is always something to strive for.

Original Native Society Post

Native AdVice:

Visual Clips

Primary Location


Are you sure you want to manually enter your location? Have you tried typing the first few letters?

SUBMIT your location My Location is Not Listed (enter manually) clear location