About the Team

Chief Content Officer

Greg Emmanuel is the Chief Content Officer of Men’s Journal magazine and mensjournal.com. He seems to have a preternatural affinity for things that start with the letter “B”—most notably beer, bikes and baseball.

Senior Digital Editor

Matthew Jussim is a Senior Editor and Social Media Manager at Men’s Journal, writing features, interviews, reviews, travel guides, and original content across all verticals. Matthew writes and edits coverage on film and TV, style, travel, gear, food and drink, athletes, adventurers, and sports, and also helps coordinate and manage Men's Journal's social media presence across all platforms.  Matthew has interviewed and written features on NFL MVP and Super Bowl champion Patrick Mahomes, NFL stars Aaron Rodgers, Saquon Barkley, and J.J. Watt, actors Idris Elba, Michael B. Jordan, and Game of Thrones star Kit Harington, adventurer Bear Grylls, NBA MVP James Harden, surfers Kai Lenny and Laird Hamilton, iconic Godfather director Francis Ford Coppola, and more. He once rode down a mountain with legendary mountain biker Darren Berrecloth in Whistler, Canada, and tested out the IRONMAN World Championship course in Kona, Hawaii with triathlete and former champion Greg Welch. Matthew also served as a co-host on the Men's Journal podcast "The Dispatch", which covered travel, gear, beer, sports, adventure, entertainment, culture, and more.  Matthew has reported from and covered numerous major sports, adventure, and entertainment events on-site, including Super Bowl 53 in Atlanta, the IRONMAN World Championships in Hawaii, the Sundance Film Festival, Tribeca Film Festival, the College Football Playoff National Championship, Red Bull Joyride, the Indianapolis 500, the International Champions Cup, and New York Fashion Week. You can contact Matthew at [email protected] 

Deputy Digital Editor

John Lonsdale is the deputy digital editor at Men's Journal, covering gear, travel, adventure, health and fitness, and style. You can probably find him cliff camping, trail running, or searching for the next great craft beer or whiskey.

Group Digital Director

Declan O'Kelly is the Group Digital Director Men’s Journal and Muscle & Fitness. Before that, he was executive digital director for Men’s Fitness. He has also worked at AOL News as a homepage editor and at IrishCentral.com as sports editor. Prior to that, he was senior editor at Irish America magazine. A freelance sports writer, Declan has been the boxing reporter for the Irish Voice newspaper in New York since 2006 and is a member of the Boxing Writers Association of America.

Senior Editor

Brittany Smith is a senior digital editor at Men's Journal, who edits content across all verticals and specializes in writing stories that pertain to an intrepid lifestyle—including adventure, travel, fitness, and gear. She’s mountain biked 155 miles across Africa, completed triathlons in the U.S. and Bermuda, and hiked 14ers in Colorado. She lives by the mantra that if the journey doesn’t scare you to some degree, go bigger and wilder.

Senior Editor

J.R. Sullivan is a senior editor for Men’s Journal, where he edits the Notebook section and features. He has reported on a wide range of subjects, including a pinball protégé, a wild-hog exterminator, and a coal-ash disaster. He has also profiled Jeff Tweedy, George Pelecanos, and John Cena for the magazine. Previously, he was an editor for Field & Stream.