Sergie Willoughby is a professional writer and editor who has written pieces about business, politics and arts & entertainment. She is the editor of The Network Journal print publication and the online editor of TNJ's website, TNJ.com. For the site, she develops, writes, assigns and edits original content; hires and manages freelance and contributing writers; and helps shape editorial content. For the magazine, she produces the People and Events sections of each issue and collaborates with the editorial team to execute TNJ's covers. She also manages TNJ's college internship program.
In 2013, she executive produced a video package of one-on-one interviews featuring TNJ's 40 Under Forty Achievement Awards honorees.
Willoughby joined The Network Journal in February 2010 as the assistant editor before being promoted to editor in February 2011. Earlier in her career, she worked briefly in television production and in public relations. As an in-house writer for a boutique artist management/production company in Fort Greene, Brooklyn, she wrote spec scripts for independent films and television shows; wrote creative copy for advertising & marketing campaigns; assisted the agency in nurturing its roster of music artists; and garnered media representation for the agency. As a freelance writer, she covered hip-hop music for the now-defunct RYDE magazine. Willoughby currently teaches Grammar & Writing instruction at Hunter College's School of Professional Studies. She was a journalism major at the University of Maryland at College Park before earning a bachelor’s degree in advertising & marketing communications from the Fashion Institute of Technology, State University of New York. In 2000, she completed a certificate in journalism from New York University's School of Continuing Education.