Jane Schonberger

Title: 
BlogHer Editor, CEO Pretty Tough Media LLC
Twitter handle: 
jschonb

Jane Schonberger is an award-winning writer/producer with a progressive background in traditional and digital media. With over 20 years of experience, she has been involved with every aspect of content, including development, production, licensing, syndication and distribution as well as sponsorship and marketing. Her track record of success includes identifying growth opportunities and market trends along with conceptualizing and creating media for delivery on a variety of consumption platforms. As both an executive and a consultant she has worked with creators, publishers and brands to develop a diverse slate of multimedia projects designed to drive audience and user engagement as well as generate revenue.

Schonberger began her career in New York City as Director of Production for Warner Audio (a division of Warner Publishing) and relocated to Los Angeles where she served stints as an Editor-at-Large for Hyperion and production and/or creative executive for Walt Disney Co., Mommy & Me, Inc. and Fox among others. She has co-authored a number of non-fiction books, including FUN WITH MOMMY & ME (Dutton) and AUSTRALIA’S BEST BED & BREAKFASTS (Ten Speed).

Schonberger is currently the CEO of Pretty Tough Media LLC, a lifestyle company whose products include a series of sports-themed YA novels published by Penguin USA and an original online video series produced by Vuguru. She is also the Co-Founder of WomenTalkSports.com, the premier aggregator of sports blogs and journalism by and about women, as well as the Sports Editor for BlogHer.

Schonberger is also the mom of two teenage daughters, who challenge and inspire her everyday and make her eligible to play in the Mom's Basketball League at her local gym.