Steve Daly is a veteran entertainment-industry journalist. He has written for Wired, Newsweek, Parade, Video, Popular Science, and The New York Times. As a senior writer for Entertainment Weekly and EW.com from 1996 to 2008, he covered movies, home video, TV, animation, visual effects, and Oscar history, contributing over 900 pieces.

With John Lasseter, Daly is co-author of the book Toy Story: The Art and Making of the Animated Film (1995).

Before teaching at CUNY, Daly taught critical writing and feature writing for Syracuse University’s Goldring Arts Journalism Program. In 2010, he helped the Goldring cohort launch a multimedia capstone course at Spoleto Festival USA in Charleston, SC, tethered to the print and online editions of The Post and Courier.

Daly holds a B.A. in English from the University of Virginia.


The City University of New York