Christal is an Emmy award winning video editor/producer and has watched the radically changing face of journalism from the front lines of local TV news. Before joining BlogHer as a contributing editor, Christal wrote for her own media/entertainment blog. With over 25,000 unique page views, one of Christal's first BlogHer articles was their most read post for 2008. After graduating with an M.A. in journalism, Christal recently joined the roster of adjunct professors at Hofstra University. She lives in the NYC area, love tennis, movies, and pop culture.