Interview - Jesse Oxfeld

Interview: Jesse Oxfeld, Editor-in-Chief, Media Bistro: 21st August 2003

Media Man Australia interviews Jesse Oxfeld of Media Bistro.

We have been visiting for several months, and considered them newsworthy enough to warrant a telephone call to the United States.

Media Bistro is a media portal of sorts, and the employment section has been proving to be a big success amongst their visitors. The website contains both free and premium contact, and is becoming a destination website for those in the media business.

Jesse Oxfeld brings us inside the world of Media Bistro!

What exactly is Medio Bistro?

It's a media site for media professionals...

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Editors note: This interview will be transcribed in full, as time permits. If you can help transcribe the interview in word document, please let us know. For more information on Media Bistro, visit their website today.


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Jesse Oxfeld profile: (courtesy

Jesse was on staff at the defunct publications Brill's Content and, and he freelanced for such other defunct publications as The Industry Standard, Gear, and Shout. He has also worked for some still funct media organizations, including Newsweek, ABC News, and Book magazine. A native of the New Jersey suburbs, Jesse first rose to media prominence as an undergraduate at Stanford University, where, in addition to earning a degree in American studies, he was briefly nationally famous as a disgraced newspaper columnist. He's pretty sure he has read more than 90 percent of all non-fiction published in The New Yorker since 1992.

Media Bistro profile: (courtesy is dedicated to anyone who creates or works with content, or who is a non-creative professional working in a content/creative industry. That includes editors, writers, television producers, graphic designers, book publishers, people in production, and circulation departments — in industries including magazines, television, radio, newspapers, book publishing, online media, advertising, PR, and graphic design. Our mission is to provide opportunities (both online and offline) for you to meet each other, share resources, become informed of job opportunities and interesting projects, improve your career skills, and showcase your work.