Josh Duboff is a New York-based writer and screenwriter.
Josh is a former senior writer at Vanity Fair. He wrote the September 2015 cover story for the magazine on Taylor Swift, a feature about social-media managers in the October 2016 issue, a feature on Gossip Girl, on its tenth anniversary, for the October 2017 issue, and a feature on Meghan Markle’s social circle in the May 2018 issue. In addition to contributing to Vanity Fair and its website, Josh also co-hosted the magazine’s pop culture podcast, “In The Limelight.” Over the course of his career, he has sat down with Blake Lively, Kim Kardashian, Amy Schumer, Armie Hammer, Gwyneth Paltrow, Kate Hudson, Nicole Kidman, Billy Eichner, Elizabeth Olsen, Nick Kroll, Michelle Dockery, Jack Antonoff, Jenny Slate, Naomi Campbell, Diane Kruger, January Jones, Allison Williams, Emily Ratajkowski, and many others.
He wrote the cover story on Gigi Hadid for the June/July 2017 issue of Harper’s Bazaar. He has previously written for New York Magazine (Daily Intel/Vulture) and Yahoo! Entertainment. His work has also been featured on The Awl, Thought Catalog, and The Hairpin. Josh is currently an editor-at-large for Air Mail, the new newsletter launched by Graydon Carter.
Josh is the creator, writer and director of Twenty Five, a web series which premiered in December 2013 and which was nominated for four Indie Series Awards, including Best Web Series—Comedy. His first play, Scarlett Fever — about a young woman who finds herself dating Scarlett Johansson’s twin brother — debuted in the 2012 New York International Fringe Festival.
Before pursuing his writing career, Josh worked in New York as a branding consultant. He graduated from Yale University, where he was News Editor of the Yale Daily News.