Meet Ian Spelling—Interviewer and Storyteller

Ian Spelling is a veteran journalist and creator of Living Legacies. Throughout his career in public relations and journalism, he has interviewed and written about dozens of celebrities from the worlds of television, cinema, and theater. Among his notable interview subjects are: Sir Paul McCartney, Samuel L. Jackson, Meryl Streep, Denzel Washington, Cate Blanchett, Brie Larson, Steven Spielberg, and Miley Cyrus.

Ian’s work has appeared nationwide in The New York Times Syndicate, Reader’s Digest, and TV Guide; daily newspapers across the country; and licensed magazines and websites for popular TV shows and movies. New Jersey residents may recognize his name from his many bylines in 201 Magazine, The Record, and more. Ian has also moderated celebrity panels for audiences of 100 to 6,000 people and looks forward to helping draw out and craft favorite reminiscences of your parents, grandparents and other special people in your life.

Ian Spelling Family

Ian lives in Bergen County with his wife, Linda, their kids, Max and Jamie, and Oreo, the world's best dog. When he's not working, Ian is an avid Yankees fan, has volunteered with senior citizens, and is an elected member of the town council in Woodcliff Lake.

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