Jack Smart is a Los Angeles-based culture writer, editor, critic, and activist. He has interviewed some of today’s biggest stars of stage and screen as a senior-level journalist, event moderator, and podcast host.
Jack currently works as the Movies Staff Writer at People magazine. Selected as a National Critic Fellow at the Eugene O’Neill Theater Center in 2014, he then created a lucrative content vertical as Awards Editor at the actor’s trade publication Backstage. As founder and host of premier podcast “In The Envelope,” he booked, interviewed, and produced episodes featuring over 200 A-list actors and other artists. Jack’s writing has appeared at The A.V. Club, Queerty, Variety, and more. Explore a sampling of portfolio links below or over at Muckrack.