Elinor Tatum is the Publisher and Editor in Chief of the New York Amsterdam News, the oldest and largest black newspaper in NYC. Appointed Editor in Chief in 1997, she became one of the youngest publishers in the history of the black press. She appears regularly on WABC-TV and NY1 and has been on a variety of news programs (e.g., the Today Show and 20/20). In 2010, Ms. Tatum was named to Governor Cuomo’s transition team on the Committee on Economic Development and Labor. She sits on the State’s Tourism Advisory Council.