Rob Eshman is the former Publisher and Editor-in-Chief of TRIBE Media, a niche multimedia company based in Los Angeles.
Rob started his career as a staff writer at The Jewish Journal in 1993, when it was a small community paper.
In 2009, Eshman founded TRIBE Media Corp, reimagining the community paper for the future. Tribe Media Corp. produces The Jewish Journal, the largest independent American Jewish weekly, Tribe magazine, a glossy four-color monthly lifestyle magazine, and jewishjournal.com, with 1.5 million unique monthly users, now the largest Jewish news website outside of Israel. In 2011, Jewish Journal launched the world’s first multi-platform mobile Jewish news app. In 2013 he launched HollywoodJournal.com.
Both The Jewish Journal and Rob have won numerous local and national awards for writing, design and community leadership.
A graduate of Dartmouth College, Eshman has written for The Jerusalem Post, The Los Angeles Times, and the Huffington Post. He is a frequent commentator on Los Angeles-area radio and television, and has served as a Visiting Lecturer on journalism at the University of Southern California Annenberg School of Communication and the University of Missouri School of Journalism. Rob serves on the boards of the Media Policy Center, The Miracle Project and is a founding board member of the Daniel Pearl Journalism Institute in Herzliya, Israel.
In addition to his editing and publishing duties, Eshman writes the blog Foodaism, named one of the best food blogs in Los Angeles by CitysBest.com. At his home in Venice, Rob tends to fruit and vegetable gardens, as well as six chickens and two goats.