Sara Lerner

Director of Operations

Sara graduated from USC’s Annenberg School of Journalism with degrees in Print Journalism, Philosophy and Italian, before withstanding a brief stint in fashion reporting for WWD in Los Angeles and fashion branding in Milan, Italy. After moving to New York, she became the managing editor of, overseeing the daily production of 17 different editions. Intrigued by the challenge of building beautiful things that live online, she worked for two years as a content strategist for digital creative agency Big Spaceship, creating award-winning websites, installations, and mobile applications for clients such as Google, GE, Gilt Groupe, and AOL. Sara is most obsessed with the intersection of things—the point where business models, creative teams, words, design, the internet, non-internet, and rest of it all meet.

Welcome to the new

Our strategy at Quartz is pretty simple: Make good stuff that people want to share. In designing the site, we’ve tried to stay true to…


We’ve made Quartz better on your phone

We’ve said from the start that Quartz is a mobile-first news organization, so it only makes sense that our first major redesign would be on…

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