Valerie joined Deadline Hollywood in September 2021 as Associate Editor and Film Writer. Valerie came from Gizmodo's genre news site io9 as well as an impressive freelance writing career that includes bylines at Collider, Conde Nast, Harper’s Bazaar and many others. Valerie is also the host of Deadline's Scene 2 Seen podcast which opens discussions to individuals within the Hollywood business, particularly women and people of color. Scene 2 Seen aims to address hard topics and happenings in film and television, while amplifying and celebrating others’ accomplishments and the progression of inclusion.
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