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Jacqui Palumbo a producer for CNN Style based in Chicago and New York. She has a deep commitment to engaging, accessible storytelling, covering topics in art, culture, fashion, beauty and design around the world. For Style, she writes and edits news, features and interactives, and has launched digital series including Culture Queue, Snap and Untold Art History. Palumbo has interviewed renowned figures in art, fashion, literature and entertainment including Thom Browne, Rosario Dawson, Agnes Denes, Gabriela Hearst, Marilyn Minter, Celeste Ng, Quannah Chasinghorse and Amy Sherald.

Palumbo was part of CNN’s team that won a Silver Lovie Award in 2022 for a documentary about the artist and curators who escaped war in Ukraine to bring their work to the Venice Biennale. That same year, with CNN’s As Equals, she won a collective Sigma Delta Chi Award from the Society of Professional Journalists; the project included her reporting on the proliferation of skin-lightening products being sold across social media platforms.

Prior to joining CNN Style, Palumbo was a Senior Editor at Artsy, where she led the Visual Culture vertical, covering photography, design, architecture, and the intersection of art and pop culture. In 2018, the feature “Year in Visual Culture,” which she edited, was nominated for a Webby award. One of her essays for Artsy was also published by David Zwirner Press in the book “Diane Arbus: Documents.” 

Palumbo previously worked for the publisher of Photo District News (PDN) as the lead editor of its publications for aspiring photographers, PDNedu and Emerging Photographer. 

Palumbo is a graduate of Syracuse University, where she studied art photography and art history.

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