Anne Kreamer has been fortunate to work in a lot of wonderful places. In the late 1970s and early 80s she was part of the team that distributed and co-produced Sesame Street around the world. A few years later, she helped launch SPY magazine, about which has been said, “It’s pretty safe to say that SPY was the most influential magazine of the 1980s.” In the 1990s, she was the Worldwide Creative Director for Nickelodeon and Nick at Nite, where she created and launched Nickelodeon magazine.
At the turn of the century, Anne switched careers. She became a columnist for the cutting-edge business magazine Fast Company and created the monthly “American Treasures” column for Martha Stewart Living. In 2007, she published her first book, Going Gray and wrote the Yahoo blog, “Going Gray, Getting Real.” It’s Always Personal, a book exploring the new realities of emotion in the workplace, was published 2011. Risk/Reward, about the unprecedented professional adaptability required of everyone in the 21st century, was published in 2015. Anne is a frequent contributor to Harvard Business Review and Next Avenue.
Anne graduated from Harvard College and lives in Brooklyn with her husband, Kurt Andersen, the novelist and host of public radio’s Studio 360.