Emily Nussbaum is a television critic, currently writing for The New Yorker. In 2016, she won the Pulitzer Prize for Criticism.
Nussbaum was raised in Scarsdale, New York. She received her undergraduate degree from Oberlin College in 1988 and her master's degree in poetry from New York University. She started television criticism by writing reviews about "Buffy the Vampire Slayer" on Television Without Pity. She went on to write for Lingua Franca, became editor-in-chief for Nerve, and then writer for Slate, The New York Times, and New York magazine.