Valarie Anderson is a luxury media specialist with a rich background in retail and fashion marketing. She began her career as Marketing Director for South Coast Plaza assisting Henry Segerstrom market his vision for luxury shopping in Southern California. She was the youngest West Coast Director for Women’s Wear Daily and made a name for herself by launching the first “Oscars Editions”. She moved to Associate Publisher of Sportswear International where she helped globalize the trade magazine into a worldwide powerhouse.
She became dual titled Associate Publisher of the “L.A. Times Magazine” and Fashion Director for the L.A. Times. There she launched “IMAGE”, the first weekly fashion pages into the paper and quickly became the first female Publisher of the L.A. Times Sunday Magazine.
She was a consultant for the Caruso Affiliated Company and has worked for Jared Kushner at The Observer Media Group launching “LUO” into the luxury Asian market in L.A.
Valarie has been by John McMonigle’s side for over ten years running M media and M magazine. She currently runs all aspects of Agent Inc. Media and Agent inc. magazine.