FOUNDER OF PASTE MAGAZINE
Magazine Company – Monthly music and entertainment digital magazine published in the United States by Wolfgang’s Vault.
Josh Jackson is founder and editor-in-chief of Paste. Under his editorial leadership, Paste was named “Magazine of the Year” three consecutive years by the Plug Awards and two consecutive years by the GAMMA Awards. It was also nominated for the National Magazine Award for General Excellence three times and was twice listed among the 50 Best Magazines by The Chicago Tribune. Jackson has been named one of min magazine’s 21 Most Intriguing People in the Magazine Industry, one of Relevant magazine’s 12 Revolutionaries and one of The 40 Under 40 from both Georgia Trends and The University of Georgia, where he graduated from the Grady School of Journalism with a special focus on magazines and received the 2009 Henry W. Grady Award for mid-career achievement.
He’s served as a regular music, film and TV critic for CNN Headline News/HLN and two Atlanta radio stations and has written over 100 pieces for Paste, including more than a dozen cover stories. He’s served on boards for the Magazine Association of the Southeast; Meet Justice, a non-profit combating human trafficking and child sexual exploitation; the Independent Magazines advisory board for the Magazine Publishers Association; and UGA’s Grady Alumni Board.
Prior to launching Paste, Jackson served as communications director for the Luke Society and freelance writer and photographer, covering assignments on six continents. He lives in Decatur, Ga., with his wife, Lori, and their three children.