Marisa Carroll, Executive Editor, The Cut

Marisa CarrollMarisa Carroll is the executive editor of The Cut. She joined New York Magazine as a features editor in 2019, and since then her work has spanned in-depth features on everything from politics, celebrity profiles, and entertainment-industry reporting to first-person essays by notables like Emily Ratajkowski and Parkland activist X González, and special projects including the National Magazine Award nominated Trans Family Handbook. Previously, she was a features editor and deputy national editor at BuzzFeed News. Most notably, her work included sexual-misconduct investigations into R. Kelly, Kevin Spacey, and the NYPD, among others, as well as Michelle Dean’s story on Gypsy and Dee Dee Blanchard, which was one of the site’s most-read features ever and was adapted into the Emmy-winning series The Act. She began her career as an editorial assistant at Marie Claire and fact-checker at The Nation.