NEW YORK, USA // Erik Piepenburg is the features editor at Serino Coyne, the live entertainment advertising and marketing agency where he combines the principles of journalism with the storytelling of advertising.
Since joining Serino Coyne in 2017, he has created journalism-driven editorial content for Broadway shows as diverse as “Frozen” and “Falsettos,” and has organized or moderated panels for several organizations including The New York Times, Ad Week, the Atlantic Festival and RuPaul’s DragCon.
Prior to Serino Coyne, he worked for almost 15 years at The New York Times as a writer, editor, producer and live events host. In addition to writing features, covering breaking news and managing interactive projects, he originated and produced several theater-related franchises, including Tony Awards concerts at Feinstein's/54 Below; Behind the Poster, a column about theater poster design; and In Performance, a popular music and monologue video series.
He began his journalism career at NBC in Chicago, where he was a digital producer for MSNBC.com.