About

IAC’s family of websites is one of the largest in the world, comprised of more than 150 brands and products.

Leadership

Heather Dietrick

Heather Dietrick

President and Publisher, The Daily Beast

Heather Dietrick serves as President and Publisher of The Daily Beast. Previously she was President of Gizmodo Media Group, LLC (formerly known as Gawker Media, LLC), leading day-to-day operations and driving strategic integration into its acquiring entity, Univision Communications, Inc. Before this position, she was President and General Counsel of Gawker Media, LLC, overseeing business strategy and day-to-day operations, including editorial, advertising and business development. At Gawker Media, she also served on the Board of Directors, providing strategic advice to steer the company towards a successful asset sale.

Before joining Gawker, Heather worked as First Amendment Fellow and Counsel at Hearst Corporation, as a Law Clerk in the Eastern District of New York, and as an associate at Goodwin Procter, LLP, where she practiced trademark and patent litigation and prosecution. Heather was previously Co-Chair of the American Bar Association Forum on Communications Law. She holds a J.D. and an M.B.A. from the University of Michigan, and a B.A. from Georgetown University.

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