Melena Ryzik, Arts Reporter – New York Times

Melena Ryzik, Arts Reporter - New York Times

Are you cool enough to court a lady cool enough to hang with/be picked up on by Big Boi of Outkast? The perennially best-dressed New York Times staffer held a number of high-profile positions within the paper of record—including Boldface Names stringer, UrbanEye (RIP) editor, and Carpetbagger blogger—before going fulltime at the Arts desk. Brilliant, funny, ambitious, smartassed: Melena, we’ll bust open the paywall for you any day.