Jacob Pitts

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Location
Upstate New York
School
SUNY Albany
Expertise
Pop Music, Celebrity Feuds And Scandals, 2000s Pop Culture Trivia
  • Jacob is a lifelong lover of all things pop culture, but especially music. He's been fascinated by it ever since his first piano lesson at 6 years old, and has continued to expand his musical taste and knowledge throughout the years.
  • He previously served as assistant editor of NYS Music, recapping Saturday Night Live's musical guests and creating the weekly newsletter.
  • He has also written numerous scripts for WatchMojo videos about music and celebs, racking up millions of combined YouTube views.

Experience

Jacob Pitts is a writer, editor, and journalist who specializes in entertainment. From album reviews in his college newspaper to viral YouTube videos, he's been highlighting the best and worst of pop music past, present, and future since 2017. Whether it's the Beatles, Björk, or Beyoncé, he approaches them all with equal enthusiasm and esteem. He's also written about health and lifestyle, campus politics, and published short stories.

Education

Jacob graduated from SUNY Albany in 2020, receiving a B.A. in English with a minor in journalism. He served as president of the UAlbany Page Turners, leading passionate literary discussions about old and new books of all genres. During his studies, he was awarded the Marc G. Guggenheim '92 Endowed Scholarship for academic excellence and a career in writing, leading to a Zoom call with the co-creator of the Arrowverse.
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