Eric Winick

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Brooklyn. NY
Middlebury College
Horror Films, The Star Wars Universe, James Bond Films
  • In 2004, Eric's first audio documentary, "How Are You Who You Are?" was aired on NPR's "All Things Considered" and kicked off a love for the form that found his pieces aired from coast to coast.
  • An essay of Eric's about discovering the band XTC appears in the book What Do You Call That Noise? (2019).
  • The weekly podcast Eric co-hosts with Bradford Louryk, Scare U, covers classic horror films and underrated gems with the help of guests from a wide variety of fields.


Eric Winick hails from Marblehead, Massachusetts. In the 1990s, Eric worked as a theater artist and administrator in Washington, DC before moving to New York City to work as Director of Marketing for The Drama League. In 1999, he co-created the film review site Filmington with Doug French, which at the time used a little-known technique called "instant messaging" in its conversation-style reviews. That year he also became Director of Marketing for the off-Broadway theater Playwrights Horizons, where he created the marketing campaigns for such award-winning shows as I Am My Own Wife (Pulitzer Prize, Tony Award), Grey Gardens (Tony Award), and The Flick (Pulitzer Prize). From 2014-2022, he served as Chief Marketing Officer at the Marlene Meyerson JCC Manhattan, where he honed his copywriting, branding, and marketing expertise. As a writer, Eric's play Rearviewmirror appeared off-Broadway at 59 East 59th Street Theater and the Eugene O'Neill Playwrights Conference. His essays can be found at


Eric has a bachelor's degree in English (focus on creative writing) and Theater (focus on directing and playwriting) from Middlebury College.
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