Allyson Torrisi

Deputy Director of Photography @ People Magazine at Meredith Corporation

Allyson Torrisi is currently the Deputy Director of Photography at People Magazine and has been involved in the world of photography for over twenty five years. She began her career producing fashion advertisements for Bloomingdales,... read on
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Allyson Torrisi is currently the Deputy Director of Photography at People Magazine and has been involved in the world of photography for over twenty five years. She began her career producing fashion advertisements for Bloomingdales, Saks Fifth Ave, Nordstrom and Talbots. She was on the launch staff of InStyle Magazine and was a senior photo editor there for seven years. After In Style, she became Creative Director at Turner Broadcasting in Atlanta, and was responsible for several award winning campaigns for Turner's original movies (for TNT & TBS ), and helped to re-brand several news programs for CNN. Allyson has lectured at the School of Visual Arts, and has taught at both Parsons and the International Center of Photography in New York City. She has juried competitions and served on the digital photo and archive management team at Hearst Magazines. She has also curated several photo shows including Jesse James and his Beautiful Machines — a body of work that was ultimately produced as a large format book by Powerhouse Editions, 110 Years of Popular Mechanics, for the Hearst Corporation. She recently served as President of the Society of Publication Designers, where among many things, she helped to curate and produce their speaker series. Torrisi has been DIrector of Photography at Men's Journal, Photography at Popular Mechanics, the award-winning magazine on science, technology and the DIY space , and is currently the Deputy Director of Photo at People magazine.