Kira Pollack

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Creative Director | Art Director

Kira Pollack is a visual storyteller who conceives and produces ambitious, large-scale multimedia projects across multiple platforms. She formerly served as Vanity Fair’s Creative Director and Deputy Editor; she worked as Deputy Editor and Director of Visual Enterprise at Time magazine and as Deputy Photo Editor for The New York Times Magazine. She is known worldwide as a creative leader with an impeccable eye and an innovative vision who pushes the boundaries of visual storytelling.

Kira is a two-time Emmy award-winner and has been recognized twice by both the American Society of Magazine Editors and the Art Directors Club of America. She was named the Photo Editor of the Year by the Lucie Foundation.

Pollacks’ wide-ranging expertise encompasses enterprise journalism, documentary film, interactive media, social media, and all forms of multimedia. At Vanity Fair, she received acclaim for recruiting new and diverse photographers to shoot the magazine’s cover, including Collier Schorr, Dario Calmese, Adrienne Raquel and Maurizio Cattelan. At Time, Pollack’s tenure was marked by her continual innovation:

She founded Red Border Films, Time’s first documentary film unit (now known as Time Studios); she launched the popular photo blog LightBox; and she oversaw the curation of Time’s Instagram feed, amassing an audience of millions. She is a dynamic leader who finds and recruits diverse talents and builds effective and highly motivated creative teams. Pollack lectures on photography and storytelling at schools and conferences around the world. She lives in New York City with her husband and daughter.