Scott Olster is a journalist whose stories have been published by Fortune.com, Fortune Magazine, Men’s Health Magazine, Huffington Post, the Dallas Morning News, the St. Paul Pioneer Press, the Daily Comet, and other websites, wires and publications.
He is currently a news editor at LinkedIn. Previously, he served as a senior editor at Fortune.com, where he oversaw the site’s leadership, management, and politics coverage.
Scott has worked for a variety of organizations, including New York City Economic Development Corporation, the New York Times Syndicate, Kobre & Kim LLP, a securities litigation firm, and the New York City Law Department.
He has traveled extensively throughout Europe and South America and has conversational proficiency in Spanish and Hebrew. He earned a graduate degree from the Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism as well as undergraduate degrees in history with honors from Columbia University and in philosophy with honors from the Jewish Theological Seminary. Scott lives in Brooklyn, N.Y.