Carly Usdin got her start in the visual arts as a kid growing up in New Jersey when, instead of writing papers, she’d turn in poorly-made videos for school assignments. After getting a film degree from the University of Central Florida she eventually moved to New York City, where she currently resides. Carly has spent the past several years writing, producing, directing and editing on-air promos and artist interviews for Logo. She has created wildly successful promo campaigns for shows like RuPaul’s Drag Race and produced nearly 150 interviews with artists like Rihanna, Kelly Clarkson, Janelle Monae, Courtney Love, Robyn, Adam Lambert, Uh Huh Her, Sam Sparro, Goldfrapp, Sia, Tegan and Sara, La Roux, the Scissor Sisters, Adele, Kylie Minogue, Florence + the Machine and Lady Gaga.
Carly is a huge nerd, high-functioning neurotic, French fry connoisseur, and wannabe pop-and-lock dancer. She enjoys bowties, robots, orange soda and the smell of clean laundry. She dislikes coconut, chunky peanut butter, snakes, poor spelling and grammar, gladiator sandals, and disproportionate outfits.
Name: Carly Usdin
Lives in: New York City, New York
Occupation: Director, Editor and Producer
University of Central Florida (Orlando, FL)