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Chris Roney

Standards and Ethics Editor

Chris Roney is an award-winning journalist and editor with bylines in POPSUGAR, PAPER, InStyle, and HuffPost, among others. In 2021, POPSUGAR named him as its first-ever Standards and Ethics Editor. In his role, he directs DEI initiatives across all content in the US and UK. He also trains all editorial staff and contributes to the evolution and training of standards across Group Nine Media. In 2021, he gave a 12-week series of trainings at POPSUGAR along with a seven-week series of guest lectures at Thrillist. He is the lead author of Group Nine Media’s Diversity and Sensitivity Guide, a 60-page guide to socially conscious journalism. Informed by his career as a journalist for human rights, it is available to everyone at POPSUGAR, NowThis, Thrillist, Seeker, and The Dodo.

He is a chair of Pride at Group Nine Media, where he hosts a speaker series. He also sits on IDEA’s content committee, for which he won a Spark award for his work that “anticipates, welcomes, and embraces change“ and for “encouraging smart risks“ in 2021. He also won an APEX award of excellence for “exceptional” interview writing in 2021 for his interview on Hollywood’s limited imagination around disability with actor Mat Fraser. Chris has contributed commentary to NPR, MTV, Entrepreneur, and Crooked Media’s What a Day podcast. In 2021, he was an organizer of Queer Liberation March in New York City and a juror of the 2021 San Francisco Latino Film Festival. He lives in Brooklyn, NY.

Latest Posts by Chris

The Best Dumbgood Clothes For Halloween 2021
For Those Who Sin Dead Man Walking Earrings Review
Celebrating LGBTQ+ History Month 2021
Gabriel Ocasio-Cortez Interview
Raquel Willis Pride 2021 Interview
Cheryl Strayed POPSUGAR Instagram Live Q&A
Hari Ziyad Black Boy Out of Time Interview | Book Review
Using Identity-First vs. Person-First Disability Language
Donate to the Homeless in Washington DC | Inauguration 2021
Saweetie's By Samii Ryan Pink Tie-Dye Care Bears Sweatsuit
Leret Leret's Gender Neutral Cashmere Sweaters Review
Wrangler's Sherpa Corduroy Jacket Is Unisex and Under $200
Why I Splurged on Eternity Flowers For My Mom This Year
Cole Brown Greyboy Interview
Dumbgood Buffy Gets Stabby Polar Fleece Pullover Review
Best Home Robe | CDLP Home Robe Review
Black Queer Youth Suicide Risk | Trevor Project Interview
Jordan Shanks Interview About His Documentary, Never Again
Fossil ViralOff Antimicrobial Face Mask Double Pouch Review
Mat Fraser CripTales Interview on Disability 2020
Venus et Fleur Nue Tuberose Candle Review
Jack Stegeman Gender-Neutral Sunglasses Review
Queer Latinx Youth Suicide Risk | Trevor Project Interview
Linksoul Perforated Half-Zip Boardwalker Hoodie Review