Danielle Carrig is Condé Nast’s first global Chief Communications Officer where she oversees all communications strategy for the business and portfolio’s 37 brands spanning Vogue, Vanity Fair, GQ, Wired, The New Yorker, and more in 32 markets. Condé Nast is one of the top 50 largest privately held companies in the world, producing media’s leading print, digital, video, social and event content reaching over 1 billion consumers every month. Beyond Condé Nast, Carrig has spent the last decade as a media and entertainment executive working for today’s largest consumer brands across television, streaming, film, news and publishing.

Most recently, Carrig served as VICE Media Group’s Chief Communications Officer, overseeing the company’s communications strategy across its 35 offices worldwide. She helped lead the acquisition of Refinery29 and charted the company’s positioning as the world’s largest youth media company through its digital, television, studio production, news and creative agency offerings. She also contributed to transforming the company’s mission with major achievements in pay parity and the prioritization of diversity and inclusion efforts. Previous to that she was the Head of Creative Communications, Operations and Industry Relations at Netflix where she guided global teams to maximize exposure for the over 100 titles launched every month across scripted, unscripted, documentary and feature film content.

Carrig began her career in media as Senior Vice President, Communications and Public Affairs for Lifetime at A+E Networks, where she oversaw the communications strategy for the network, in addition to leading the company’s public affairs efforts, which

received the Television Academy’s prestigious Governor’s Emmy Award. Her work building partnerships with talent, civic leaders, government officials, key members of the media and hundreds of non-profit organizations helped to make Lifetime one of the most trusted brands among women. Broad Focus, the company’s major initiative that began under Carrig’s leadership, is dedicated to increasing the numbers of women in behind-the-camera roles as directors, writers and producers. In just one year, the network achieved gender parity in all three areas by tripling the number of women hired.

She has been recognized by influential organizations and media outlets including the Alliance for Women in Media and Dress for Success as their for her work advocating on behalf of women. Variety named Carrig to their list of Hollywood’s New Leaders featuring executives under the age of 40. She has also been recognized by her alma mater, Valparaiso University, as alumnus of the year and received the Woman of Achievement Award from Century City Chamber of Commerce in Los Angeles.

Prior to joining Lifetime, Carrig was Executive Director of Step Up, a national non-profit organization based in Los Angeles. There she directed the organization’s objectives of building educational programming for underserved girls while managing the organization’s three offices in Chicago, Los Angeles and New York. In her four years as executive director, revenue increased by 600% and the organization became one of the most sought after women’s groups in the country.

Carrig holds an M.A. in women’s studies from UCLA, where she focused on the implications of U.S. foreign policy on women’s reproductive health in the developing world. While there she also worked for the esteemed academic publication, Signs: Journal of Women in Culture and Society.

She earned her B.A. in political science, humanities and gender studies summa cum laude from Valparaiso University and is active with organizations working to elect women to public office including LPAC and Close the Gap CA.