Richard Pérez-Feria

Senior Consulting Editor, Practice & Review Committee
New York City Metro

Richard Pérez-Feria is Senior Consulting Editor at The Principal Post.

Currently the Editor in Chief at, Richard is the highly acclaimed former Editor in Chief of People en Español, Out, ELLIMAN, 7x7,, POZ,, HudsonMOD, VEGAS INC, saratoga living, CelebrityStyle, JUMP, Tennis Match, Medical Tribune, gym, City Family, Teen Celebrity, SHAPE Hollywood, elevate, American Druggist,, Burn! Fit Pregnancy Style, Music Choice and more.

Richard was the Executive Producer of the award-winning film, East Side Story, as well as the co-host of the nightly South Beach radio show, Beach Party With Tara And Richard.

A five-time GLAAD Media Awards winner — he was the first-ever recipient of the group’s “Visibility Award” — Richard has won honors from numerous organizations including Ballet Hispánico, Who’s Who and the City of San Francisco who proclaimed February 2 as “Richard Pérez-Feria Day.”

Richard resides in New York's Hudson Valley.

I’ve always been drawn to excellence and to just causes. Nothing motivates me more than trying to rectify a societal injustice or actually doing something that impacts the world in a positive manner. As you can imagine, The Principal Post checks more than a few of those boxes for me.

Editor in Chief

2019 - Present

Editor in Chief (Consultant) of, the premier online destination for all things CBD, Hemp, Functional Mushrooms and Psychedelics.

Editor in Chief

Out Magazine


Editor in Chief (Guest) of Out, the largest LGBTQ magazine in the US.

CEO / Editor in Chief

Saratoga Living


CEO and Editor in Chief of saratoga living, home of the premier lifestyle magazine in New York’s Capital Region.

EVP, Editor in Chief


2014 - 17

EVP, Editor in Chief, ELLIMAN Media, Editor in Chief of ELLIMAN and for Douglas Elliman Real Estate.


Editor in Chief

People en Español

2003 - 06

During my successful  tenure as Editor in Chief of the nation’s largest Spanish-language magazine, People en Español (Time Inc.) enjoyed unprecedented growth, year-over-year rate base increases, record advertising sales and numerous awards for editorial  excellence. I also led the magazine to healthy profitability for the first time.



Tulane University

Bachelor of Arts, Political Science

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Honorary Chairman, GLAAD Media Awards, 2007-14

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