About Us: Luckymag.com

Get to know the voices of luckymag.com a little better.


Maura Randall

Digital Managing Director

Maura Randall is the Digital Managing Director of Lucky, where she manages the digital team and directs and executes product strategies for web, mobile and tablet offerings. A product manager by trade, Maura joined Lucky in October of 2010 from Silicon Valley. Prior to Lucky, Maura launched Yahoo! Shine, the largest online women's community, with Lucky Editor in Chief Brandon Holley. Before Yahoo!, Maura launched Best Offer, eBay's third buying format, which aims to bring buyers and sellers together online.


Verena Von Pfetten

Executive Digital Editor

Verena von Pfetten is the Executive Digital Editor of Luckymag.com where she oversees the editorial content of the site and other digital products. She is the founding editor of both Styleite.com, one of the most widely read independent fashion news sites in the country, and TheBraiser.com, a niche but incredibly influential site focusing on chefs and personalities in the food industry. Prior to that, she worked at The Huffington Post as the editor of the site's Lifestyle section. She has written about fashion, lifestyle, and entertainment for Town & Country, Jezebel, and The Daily Beast, among others. She lives in Brooklyn with her two French Bulldogs.


Joshua M. Scanlan

Senior Project Manager

Joshua M. Scanlan, Senior Project Manager, primarily works with the Conde Nast Digital Tech team to implement site enhancements and resolve site issues, and strategizes with Maura and the Lucky team on ways to improve the aesthetics and functionality of Luckymag.com.


Virginia Nam

Social Media Director

Virginia Nam is the social media director at Lucky. Previously, she worked at Rebecca Minkoff, Teen Vogue and Madison Square Garden. She double majored in communications and sociology at Cornell University. When she's not obsessively Instagramming, you can find her re-reading Game of Thrones, Googling Grumpy Cat memes and playing with her adorable dog, Minnie.


Sarah Ferguson

Digital Production Assistant

Sarah Ferguson is a Digital Production Assistant for Luckymag.com. While an undergrad at NYU, where she studied Journalism and French, Sarah held internships at Marie Claire, W, Vogue.com, and Fashionista.com.


Hilary George-Parkin

Associate Digital Features Editor

Hilary George-Parkin is Luckymag.com’s associate digital features editor. She is originally from Toronto, Canada, and recently graduated with a master’s degree from Columbia Journalism School. Formerly an editor of Styleite.com, she has also contributed to TeenVogue.com and WSJ’s Speakeasy blog, among others. Her favorite things include book stores, new shoes, and spontaneous travel.


Maura Brannigan

Digital Fashion News Writer

As Luckymag.com’s digital fashion news writer, Maura Brannigan spends all day writing about industry news, celebrity updates, style tips and more. Maura spent her first 22 years in Chicago, where she grew up eating deep dish pizza before sticking around to study Journalism and Classics at Northwestern University. Before joining Lucky, Maura worked for Marie Claire and several Chicago-based magazines. The keys to her heart include Disney movies, This American Life, YA novels and James Franco.

Karen Wilson

Senior Digital Producer

Karen Wilson is Luckymag.com's Senior Digital Producer. She has a master of arts in cinema studies from New York University and has contributed to Gothamist.com, Metromix.com, Kaboose.com, Janemag.com, Bonappetit.com, Allure.com and others. She lives in Brooklyn.


Elana Fishman

Senior Digital Editor

Elana Fishman is Luckymag.com's Senior Digital Editor. A native of Miami Beach, Elana moved to NYC to study French, Art History and Creative Writing at NYU. Following a three-year-long internship at Teen Vogue, she served as designer Jason Wu's assistant before moving back into editorial to be Marie Claire's Credits Editor/Fashion News Assistant. She loves French electronic music, anything designed by Olivier Theyskens, Momofuku Milk Bar treats and putting birds on things.


Alison Syrett Cleary

Associate Digital Editor

Alison Syrett Cleary is Luckymag.com's associate digital editor. Her pieces include daily fashion and beauty features for the site. When she isn't busy researching her next big story, Alison can be found hanging loose in Brooklyn, where she lives with her husband.


Hillary McDaniels

Digital Production Assistant

Hillary McDaniels is a Digital Production Assistant for Luckymag.com. A graduate of the University of Tennessee, where she studied Journalism and English, Hillary previously interned at Men's Journal and WellandGoodNYC.com.


Christa Joanna Lee

Digital Beauty Director

Christa Joanna Lee is the digital beauty director for Luckymag.com. She grew up in Edison, NJ and studied journalism as an undergrad. Before joining Lucky, she held positions at ELLE.com, Instyle Weddings, Glamour and People StyleWatch. When she isn't busy applying a glittery nail polish color or testing out a new hair product, she's probably running in Central Park, attempting to cook or (more realistically) discovering a delicious restaurant in the city.


Madeline Alford

Digital Editorial Assistant

A Dallas native, Madeline grew up saying "y'all" and believing that everything really is bigger in Texas, including the hair. After graduating from the University of Oklahoma (Boomer!) she moved to New York where she joined the Lucky editorial team. The resident cat lover of the team, Madeline also enjoys boozy brunches, re-reading Harry Potter and marathon TV binges.


Cristina Harrell

Digital Production Assistant

A recent NYU grad, Cristina spends her days working to keep Luckymag.com looking awesome. Prior to joining the team, she held positions at Marie Claire, Rick Owens, and Louis Vuitton. In her free time, you’ll find Cristina pretending to be good at running and eating bagels.