Vicki Salemi is a New York City-based multimedia career expert, speaker, author, and journalist, and a frequent contributor to BELLA NYC Magazine, a GL Editorial Services (GLES) client that produces a popular women’s service magazine in NYC. She’s contributed to SeniorsForLiving.com and ParentSociety.com, and previously served as a regular contributor to CollegeBound Teen Magazine and ClassesUSA. She also served as ClassesUSA’s national spokesperson. She’s been with GLES since its inception and penned her first byline for Gina in the late 90’s.
Vicki also writes a column for Metro newspapers and contributes to Forbes, U.S. News & World Report, and The New York Post. She is Mediabistro’s resident career expert and pens the MediaJobsDaily blog on a daily basis and created and hosted a show for them called Score That Job.
She is the author of Big Career in the Big City and The ABC’s of College Life. Vicki previously worked for 15+ years in corporate HR and recruiting while moonlighting as a journalist; inspired to share her wisdom with the masses, she walked away from corporate life to pursue multimedia endeavors and speaking engagements/consulting projects to organizations, companies, and campuses about the inside scoop from the hallowed halls of HR.
Vicki appears frequently on-air to empower people by talking about trends in the workplace and career topics. She’s appeared on Fox Business, The Better Show, ABC News, SIRIUS, PBS Radio, Dateline Australia and more programs here and overseas.
Fun facts about Vicki:
- Vicki rocks out to interviewing icons, celebrities, and notable names in business and sports about their careers. Highlights include Gloria Steinem, Judy Blume, and Angelina Jolie (her first celeb interview back in 2003, courtesy of a GLES assignment for College Bound Magazine)!
- Vicki stumped Madonna at a press conference at the Toronto Film Festival (yes, another career question).
- Four years ago in Sicily, Vicki randomly met a second cousin she didn’t know she had! Now she’s met the entire family and has an army of 50+ incredible, wonderful cousins overseas.
- For both a physical workout and mental release, she thrives on playing cardio tennis weekly (pulse-pumping non-stop tennis to dance music).