Elizabeth Spiers is the Editor of Gawker.com, a Manhattan weblog magazine designed by Jason Kottke, and
published by Nick Denton. Current obsessions/topics of interest include but are not limited to, urban dating
rituals, Condé Nastiness, celebutantes, Hamptons gauche, real estate porn, ironic hipster couture,
fantasy skyscrapers, downwardly mobile i-bankers, Eurotrash infestations, loathesome literati, no-ropes
social climbing, pomp, circumstance, and other matters of serious import. Gawker was named a "Best Media Blog"
by Forbes, and a "Best of Breed" online news site by the New York New Media Association. Spiers is also a
freelance writer and contributor to Salon.com, Radar magazine, and various business journals.
Prior to Gawker, Spiers was a buy-side financial analyst focusing on small cap tech equities and early
stage venture capital. She is also a former strategy consultant for a systems integrator, and former
marketing director for a Silicon Alley start-up. Spiers earned a BA in Political Science and Public Policy from Duke University.