Zach Lisabeth

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Ames, IA
Northwestern University, Brooklyn Law School, Iowa State University
Fantasy & Science Fiction Media, Marvel Comics, Film History
  • In 2019, Zach joined Looper after finishing his MFA at Iowa State and has now worked across seven Alb Media brands as an editor and strategist.
  • Zach has over 10 years of experience creating branded content and social media campaigns with deep brand integrations.
  • Zach is a named inventor on several patents related to programmatic advertising and scalable media sponsorship.


Zach has been working as a writer, editor, and media strategist for over 15 years, with humble beginnings as an itinerant freelancer bouncing from trade magazines to syndicated news sites. He served one year in Americorps as the Programming & Outreach Coordinator at the Willowell Foundation, a Vermont nonprofit dedicated to connecting at-risk youth to arts and the environment. Since completing his service, he's written for dozens of news outlets, including Opposing Views, VICE, and His fiction has appeared in magazines and literary journals, including Fantasy Scroll Mag, Defenestration, Burningword Lit Mag, and The Superstition Review. From 2012 to 2016, he helped launch and operate Starclub, a startup media company leveraging proprietary technology to help artists and influencers monetize their social media content, and from 2016-2019, he served as the managing editor of Flyway, a leading international literary journal of environmental writing. He is currently the Managing Editor of Alb Media's Entertainment brands and additionally serves as the Commerce Editor for SlashGear.


Zach holds a bachelor's degree in Communications with a concentration in New Media from Northwestern University and an MFA in Creative Writing from Iowa State University.
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