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consultant, producer/editor/publisher :
Jennifer Segal
London/New York
US +1-917-968-9805
UK +44-(0)7810358591 (mobile)

Accomplished consultant, producer, editor and boutique publisher with 10+ years working with intra/entrepreneurial ventures, in media, publishing and film, with content/business development and commercialization across print and digital formats, platforms and markets, leveraging an extensive industry-diverse and talented international/transatlantic network.

Particular experience with lifestyle businesses and publications, i.e., hotels and wine, and interested in working on behalf of international wine clients in the US/UK markets.

years experience: 10+
Non-fiction, Lifestyle, Wine & Food, Memoir/Social & Oral History, Writers on Writing, International/Transatlantic Business & World Affairs, Hotels, Music History, Voice/Opera/Choral, Theatre/Film/Series, Actors/Acting, Arts, Sporting Activities, Yoga, Health & Well-being, Science & Technology, Space Exploration/Travel/Tourism, Bespoke Commissions, Content/Program Strategy and Business Development
All enquiries please email: and

Please connect via LinkedIn for specifics related to market strategy and business development.

Nb, I do not work as a primary literary agent, but will share editorial expertise and contacts related to representation for select authors whose work appeals to my interests.

A sample of clients and companies with and for whom I've worked:

Champagne Pol Roger/Pol Roger Portfolio
Pavilion Books Group
Hearst Magazines UK/National Magazine Company
BBC Worldwide (London and New York)
Andre Balazs Properties/HotelsAB
Miramax Books/Talk magazine/Hearst Corporation

Individual clients with marketable stories and content:

The Estate of Harry Waugh (Legendary wine merchant with Harveys of Bristol and a Director of Chateau Latour)
The Estate of Andre L. Simon (Founder, The Wine and Food Society - now the International Wine & Food Society)
Eddie Merrins (Hall-of-Fame golfer and Bel-Air Country Club Professional Emeritus)
Michael Maloney OBE (Britain's most decorated press photographer)
Dale Bell (Academy Award winning film producer)

A brand ambassadorial approach to public and external relations management is engaged on behalf of all clients and companies.

'Reds, Whites & Varsity Blues' was the featured title at the President's Reception for actor/writer Stephen Fry at The Hay Festival of Literature and the Arts 2014.

The book received top reviews and coverage from the British wine trade/press elite, and a Gourmand Award, with launch events hosted at Bonhams Auction House, The Cloisters/Chapter House at Westminster Abbey and Maggs Bros Ltd: Dealers of Rare Books and Manuscripts.


FRSA: Fellow, Royal Society for the Encouragement of Arts, Manufactures and Commerce

Oxford and Cambridge Alumni Wine Society (

Oxford Business Alumni - Executive Committee Member and Founder/Chair OBA Wine Circle, London Chapter

Wine and Spirit Education Trust (WSET) - Distinction in Qualifications Levels 1, 2, 3 (International Wine Center/NYC and Berry Bros & Rudd Wine School/London)


Awarded First Prize, Commercial Category -
Oxford Entrepreneurs University-wide Business Pitch/Plan Competition

Panelist and Speaker:
Mountbatten Institute; Parsons The New School for Design; Oxford Business Alumni Association

Conferences attended:
London Wine Fair
London Book Fair/Publishing for Digital Minds/International Rights Conference
Frankfurt Book Fair
BookExpo America
Bookseller FuturEbook Conference
Mediabistro Ebook Summit
SVCO: Silicon Valley Comes to Oxford
Oxford Private Equity and Venture Capital Conference