Jen Bergstrom On Why She’s A Celebrity Publisher
The vice president of Gallery Books, a division of Simon and Schuster, talks about working with celebrities, the publishing process, and what inspires her.
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With a specialty in publishing books on celebrities and pop culture, vice president and publisher of Gallery Books Jen Bergstrom has a lot to be excited about. “Stories are meant to be shared because we can help someone,” she explains.
Publishing pop culture “isn’t all glory,” so “you have to have the people around you that are living and breathing it.”
In this installment of You Auto Know, The Daily Beast spent the day with Bergstrom to learn about the perseverance it takes to make it in the business and what she loves about her work.