Emma Carmichael is a writer and editor based in Brooklyn, New York. She is the Editor-in-Chief of The Hairpin. She has served as managing editor of Deadspin, Gawker Media’s sports site, where she was previously a staff writer. From February 2012 to February 2013, she was the managing editor of Gawker, the company’s flagship site. Her writing has appeared in The Awl, The Atlantic Online, Daily Intel, Slate, SLAM, and Sports Illustrated. Emma grew up in Brattleboro, Vermont, and graduated from Vassar College in 2010 with a degree in Urban Studies.