Nina Starner

Philadelphia, PA
University Of Pittsburgh
University Of Kent
Movies, TV, Literature
  • Nina spent her time working throughout the news and features department at Looper after starting at the site in November of 2018. In July of 2021, she became the Lead News Editor at Looper News.
  • In 2019, she handled almost all of Looper's coverage of the final season of Game of Thrones.
  • While working at Looper, she earned a master's degree in creative writing while living between Paris and Philadelphia.


Nina has been working as a freelance writer since 2015 and has worked for websites like Bustle and The Culture Trip in various roles. From 2016 to 2020, she was the lead editor for The Drink Nation, working primarily with its flagship site, Drink Philly. In 2013, she co-founded a small pop culture website, Pop Culturally Informed, where she recapped Game of Thrones for several seasons. Since joining the Looper team in 2018, Nina has covered everything from Game of Thrones to the Marvel Cinematic Universe to the Academy Awards, as well as some of her niche interests like Gossip Girl, Grey's Anatomy, and EGOTs. During her tenure at Looper, she attended the University of Kent's Paris School of Arts and Culture, working towards a master's degree in Creative Writing (Fiction), before becoming Lead News Editor.


Nina earned a bachelor's degree in English Literature with a Theater Arts minor from the University of Pittsburgh in 2012, as well as a master's in Creative Writing from the University of Kent Paris School of Arts and Culture in 2021.
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