Can Derek Blasberg even keep up with Derek Blasberg's resume anymore? The journalist, fashion consultant, media personality, and Instagram sensation officially has a new gig at YouTube as their head of a new fashion and beauty partnerships division. Google confirmed this to FashionUnited via email.
Blasberg will be leaving his role as host of CNN Style after two years, but will remain as a contributing editor at Vanity Fair. In his new role at YouTube, Blasberg will be responsible for building out the company's industry-adjacent relationships, whether that's with brands or personalities. He will be based in New York and will report to Kelly Merryman, YouTube's vice president of content partnerships. YouTube already has a division for fashion and beauty influencers, however that will be remain a separate division from Blasberg's new division.
New job. Who dis?