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Christy Ferer
Christy Ferer is a leading innovator in branded video content and multi-media distribution. After starting her career as an anchor for WPIX New York and covering local news, Ferer became the first network news correspondent to regularly cover fashion runway for NBC’s Today Show. A seasoned news personality with a pioneering vision, Christy started Vidicom in 1982 and spearheaded its growth into the force it is today. She is the author of several lifestyle books, serves as the liaison for 9/11 issues for the Mayor of New York City and serves on several non-profit boards. She is also a former Commissioner of the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey.

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Entries by Christy Ferer

Helmet Safety: Seven Tips for Parents and Coaches

(0) Comments | Posted August 17, 2015 | 4:18 PM

As football season rapidly approaches, its important to know some safety tips for your children this year!

Coaches and athletes are gearing up for games underneath the Friday night lights, training camps are in full swing, complete with tackling techniques, agility drills and conditioning. Now is the time to get...

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The Roar of Literary Lions

(0) Comments | Posted May 11, 2015 | 9:40 AM

As a former news reporter my priority read is the news...on tablet, mobile and yes a lot on paper. But my salvation is annual when I am invited to the library lunch every year by my friend who is now Vice Chair of the New York Public Library, Abby Milstein....

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Hear This: An Unsung Hero

(0) Comments | Posted January 13, 2015 | 3:59 PM

I hadn't taken the trip to the Port Authority Emergency emergency operations center since 9/14/2001. And now there I was again 13 years later, this December, for the naming of that center New Jersey City: the Ernesto Butcher Emergency operations center. If there is another 9/11 the vital arteries of...

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Remembrances of Oscar

(0) Comments | Posted October 23, 2014 | 5:06 PM

Early on - say the 80's - there was that run on fashion phrase "Oscar-Ralph-Calvin-Bill." When Bill died in 2002 it became "Oscar-Ralph-Calin-Donna." This pretty much meant "EVERYONE" who was anyone in the monde of fashion. For the last 40 years in American fashion one could not write, talk, or...

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Sarah Palin, Jon Stewart and Rupert Murdoch: What Do They Have in Common?

(1) Comments | Posted August 20, 2014 | 12:26 PM

Twenty-four vets plunged into the battlefield of primetime television -- the studios of The Daily Show with Jon Stewart. It was actually one they eagerly signed on for. Jon Stewart has mentored 24 veterans in an eight-week immersion program into the workings of the The Daily Show, involving them in...

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Back to School With Teen Vogue.... Mall This!

(0) Comments | Posted August 12, 2014 | 5:00 PM

Studio Buzz:

So Teen Vogue Editor Elaine Welteroth trotted in to spiel about Back-to-School Saturdays, which are happening in Simon Malls nationwide.

Of course, I look first at what she is wearing, two different earrings...


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Hot Summer Shows

(0) Comments | Posted July 29, 2014 | 12:38 PM

Chill from the summer heat and take refuge inside a theatre at two of my all time faves. Blue Man Group, an off-Broadway show, is super entertaining and wild. It's awesome for the entire family and the best part is that they pick people out of the audience to participate...

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The Fabulous Jessica Seinfeld

(0) Comments | Posted July 15, 2014 | 12:00 AM

So cool to see Jessica Seinfeld and her new blonde "do" in our TV studios shooting a satellite media tour with us on Veggie Blend Ins.

Yes, this foodie, who is married to a comedian we all love, is now partnering with Green Giant to help us sneak some extra...

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Stand Up to Cancer: Marcia Strassman Reaches Out (VIDEO)

(0) Comments | Posted December 6, 2010 | 10:24 AM

Katie Couric did it. So did Zac Efron, Vanesssa Hudgens, Kristen Bell and Dakota Fanning. They worked their magic on camera in front of millions lending their name to Stand Up To Cancer PSA's.

Now actress Marcia Strassman is stepping forward and is standing up. She's the...

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Lavin's Spring 2011 Collection

(0) Comments | Posted October 5, 2010 | 1:20 PM

I think American fashion flocks love Lanvin because it's easy, modern and packs well. The best is the draping. Designer Alber Elbaz is one designer who sculpts with ample bodies in mind. He says he know what it is like to be heavy. Hear he is after his Spring 2011...

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Tory Burch Does Shoulder Pads (VIDEO)

(0) Comments | Posted September 21, 2010 | 10:37 AM

Tory, Tory, Tory...OMG, you're doing shoulder pads! I know you wanted to give us the '70s vibe your way and that you did. It turns out you're one of the few who have pulled off this shoulder look and made it modern. The '70s were all over with the peasant...

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Michael Kors Mixes Luxury with Comfort (VIDEO)

(1) Comments | Posted September 21, 2010 | 10:22 AM

I miss Bill Blass, but sometimes I think he has been reincarnated as Michael Kors. Kors fuses high luxe and comfort as the all-American look. This means ideas of a classic tee in cashmere or the sumptuousness of a skirt of shrub green shredded taffeta - good for year-round just...

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Ralph Lauren Goes Rodeo

(2) Comments | Posted September 20, 2010 | 1:14 PM

Ralph Lauren, the cowboy from the concrete canyons of Manhattan, manipulates the western theme of Indian motifs, mutton sleeves, cognac leathers, fringe and western belts into sophisticated looks that can trot down any Parisian arrondissement. He waters down his rodeo looks with a plain white shirt topping that cowgirl skirt...

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Donna Karan Celebrates 25 Years

(2) Comments | Posted September 17, 2010 | 4:51 PM

Can you believe it was 25 years ago that Donna Karan left Anne Klein to strike out on her own? She revolutionized fashion by really tackling the body at a woman's most vulnerable... the breasts, the waist, the hips... She has always worked her magic to either disguise or accent...

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DVF Spring 2011 Collection From New York City's Fashion Week

(0) Comments | Posted September 15, 2010 | 2:34 PM

So do you really think Anderson Cooper would stop by his friend Diane von Furstenberg's show if it was 3pm Tuesday afternoon?... not. Well, he pretty much always shows up now that she has been showing Sundays, joined by her husband Barry Diller, Sarah Jessica Parker and Rachael Bilson. But...

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DKNY Spring 2011 Collection From New York City's Fashion Week

(0) Comments | Posted September 14, 2010 | 6:31 PM

Donna was one of the first to get that she had enough fashion in her to do two lines... one for the working woman (DKNY) with that kind of budget, and one who wants fashion at any price, high up on the corporate ladder or the benefit benefactor list to...

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Fashion's Night Out Takeaway

(0) Comments | Posted September 13, 2010 | 2:36 PM

City streets became runways, stores became nightclubs and fashion fans became fashion party
animals. In case you could not or did not want to be there, here are some of the highlights my cameristas caught at the uptown scene.

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The Sultaness of Samara

(1) Comments | Posted August 18, 2010 | 10:30 AM

South Africa is holding its breath, waiting to find out if Sibella, one of the endangered cheetah species, is giving birth. She has good reason not to want any human close enough to discover if she is indeed pregnant or has merely eaten a very large kurdu.

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Paris Fall Fashion 2010

(6) Comments | Posted July 23, 2010 | 11:22 AM

Last winter designers dared to dabble in fur, but this fall it is all out skin city. The looks filling those designer racks are fur filled. To my eye, it has always been Fendi, J. Mendel, Dennis Basso (in that order) who have been the masters of designer fur-craft. Fendi...

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Fashion's Wake-Up Call: Goodbye Illusion, Hello Real World

(2) Comments | Posted February 22, 2010 | 1:43 PM

One more fashion week and we are all that much fashion wiser. Missing: the A-list celebs that designers usually dump thousands on to window-dress their runway shows. Throttled down: the glitz. And, thank god those eighties shoulder pads have been deflated. Love the boyfriend. Dianne Von Furstenberg is extracting "the...

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