Jared Paul Stern (born c. 1971) is an editor, publisher, photographer, designer and former freelance reporter and columnist for the New York Post who gained national notoriety when he was accused by California businessman Ron Burkle of alleged extortion. Prior to the scandal, Stern had written for the popular “Page Six” column for 11 years. He was the founding editor of Page Six magazine and also wrote the New York Post columns “Nightcrawler” and Fashion Buzz for several years in addition to editing the Post’s Books section. He worked briefly as the Executive Editor of Star Magazine, worked at New York magazine twice, and had work published in the New York Times, the Wall Street Journal, the New York Times ‘T’ magazine, Vogue, GQ, Details, Spy magazine and more. He currently edits DRIVEN, an online magazine about cars and style published by UrbanDaddy, owns a clothing line, Skull & Bones, has an antiques store in Maine, Cape Porpoise Outfitters, publishes the Sea Salt dining guide series, works as a freelance photographer and curator, is the literary editor of Room 100 magazine, and contributes to A Continuous Lean.