Kristin Hunt

  • Joined December 2015

I'm a freelance writer with a particular interest in the entertainment sphere. Clips at Thrillist, Maxim, Nerve, CNN, SparkLife.

  • New York, NY, United States
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Kristin Hunt
New York, NY, United States

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Availability

Not seeking work

Available

  • Available during business hours, evenings, and weekends

Commitment

  • Can work 20hrs per week
  • Can commit to 6 months to 1 year

Experience

Summary

Served as a staff writer for Thrillist for 3+ years. Before that, I was an assistant editor for Maxim.com. I have also contributed to Nerve, CNN, and SparkLife.

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Dec 2015 to Jul 2017

Work history

Staff Writer
From September 2012 through December 2015, I wrote features about entertainment, food & drink, travel, history, and lifestyle topics.
Assistant Editor
From December 2011 through September 2012, I wrote stories about movies and TV, managed the annual Hometown Hotties contest, and coordinated traffic partnerships.

Portfolio

Sex, Violence & Piranhas: Eight Former Bond Girls on Their Days with 007

Jane Seymour, Britt Ekland, Gloria Hendry, Trina Parks, Kristina Wayborn, Karin Dor, Virginia Hey, and Serena Scott Thomas give insight on what it means to be a Bond girl.

A Boxing Trainer Reviews the Rocky Movies

A longtime boxing trainer at Gleason's Gym reviews each Rocky film for veracity.

A Former DEA Agent Critiques Your Favorite Mobster Movies

A retired DEA agent analyzes crime and mobster movies like The Departed, Heat, and Reservoir Dogs.

How the Crock-Pot Saved 1970s America, Basically

Through interviews with a historian and the daughter of the inventor of the Crock-Pot, this article shows how the device liberated women and helped the environment.

All 43 Presidents, Ranked by How Hard They Partied

A highly scientific ranking of presidents based on their late-night (or day-drinking?) habits.

Education

Accreditations

Syracuse University
Magazine Journalism

Interests

Industries I love

Entertainment Media

What I read

New York Magazine, GQ, Vanity Fair, The Daily Beast, Vox, Paste, xoJane, The Hairpin, New York Times, Washington Post