PARTNER AT WAYWARD WILD & CO-FOUNDER/E-I-C OF THE GREAT DISCONTENT
Wayward Wild (W/W) is a creative studio publishing original content for the web, print, and film. The Great Discontent (TGD) is a print and online magazine featuring candid.
Born and raised in Southeastern Michigan, Tina Essmaker is a partner at Wayward Wild (W/W), an NYC-based creative studio that publishes original content for the web, print, and film, and is also cofounder and Editor in Chief of The Great Discontent (TGD), a print and online magazine featuring candid, inspiring interviews with creators. Prior to pursuing creative work, Tina earned a Bachelor of Social Work from Wayne State University in Detroit and spent twelve years working with runaway and homeless youth. After moving to New York in April 2012, she transitioned into freelance copywriting and community management before taking the leap to focus on publishing full-time.
How will you become the best?
Doing the hard work every day. It takes time, practice, and patience.
What fascinates you?
I’m fascinated by new experiences, traveling to new places, meeting new people, talking about new ideas, and learning. What doesn’t fascinate me: routine.