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Matthew Schneier

Features Writer, New York Magazine

The reporter’s increasingly visible and intelligent criticism at The New York Times' Styles desk has won him the respect of the industry.


Matthew Schneier is a features writer at New York Magazine, and was formerly reporter and staff writer at The New York Times' Styles desk. He has carved out out a strong voice in the newspaper, garnering respect for his insightful criticism and reporting on the fashion industry. Most recently, he had begun to post video recaps of the shows from New York and Paris Fashion Week and was an integral part in the team of reporters that highlighted sexual harassment allegations against photographers Bruce Weber and Mario Testino in the wake of the #MeToo movement.

Prior to joining the style section at The New York Times, Schneier worked at for nearly six years, rising to become the website's deputy editor, where he wrote reviews and features and oversaw daily news content on the website’s blog, Style File, as well as its social media output. Before that, Schneier had had stints at a number of publications including GQ and The New Yorker.

A graduate of Yale University, where he majored in English Literature, in the past Schneier has written for titles including The Wall Street Journal, Harper’s Bazaar, Slate and Paper, as well as working as a freelance stylist. 


The New York Times

The New York Times

Styles Reporter

2014 - Present

New York, United States

Deputy Editor

2012 - 2014

New York, United States

News Editor

2010 - 2012

New York, United States

Associate Editor

2008 - 2010

New York, United States


Yale University

Yale University

Vital Statistics


United States

United States
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