Lea Goldman

Editor in Chief of Lifetime

A&E Networks

Lea Goldman is the Editor in Chief of Lifetime, part of A+E Networks. Prior to joining Lifetime in January, she was the Editorial Director of Refinery29. Before that, she served as the Executive Editor of Marie Claire magazine, where she founded the magazine’s MC@Work supplement. Previously, she was a Senior Editor at Forbes Magazine, where she was chief “listicler,” responsible for Forbes’ Celebrity 100, World Billionaires, Hip Hop Cash Kings and Richest Women in Entertainment lists. She is the recipient of the James Aronson Award for Social Justice in Journalism and earned a National Magazine Award nomination for her piece on “The Big Business of Breast Cancer”. Lea graduated from Columbia University (CC ’98) where she studied literature.