Dan Abrams is a television personality, web entrepreneur, and best-selling author. He is currently the legal analyst for ABC News, a substitute anchor for Good Morning America, and the host of Discovery's Chasing Justice with Dan Abrams. Abrams is also the founder and publisher of eight web properties: Mediaite, a news and media website; Geekosystem, a guide to tech and Internet culture; Styleite, a news and opinion blog on beauty and fashion; Sportsgrid, a sports news and opinion website; Gossip Cop, which monitors false reports in the celebrity gossip industry; The Mary Sue, a guide to "girl geek" culture; The Jane Dough, a site devoted to women in business and politics; and The Braiser, the first site devoted to celebrity chefs. Altogether, the Abrams Media Network serves close to 14 million unique visitors per month.
Abrams Media has a social media arm called Abrams Research, a firm dedicated to helping businesses and high-profile individuals develop social media strategies, improve businesses' relationships with their consumers, and drive traffic to their web properties.
Prior to 2010, Abrams was at NBC for 15 years as a reporter for NBC Nightly News, host of numerous shows on MSNBC, and chief legal correspondent for NBC News, among other positions. From 2006 to late 2007, he served as the top executive at MSNBC. As general manager, he presided over a period of unprecedented growth, during which ratings and profits increased well over 50 percent. During that time, he was also a member of the NBC Universal President's Council.
Abram's book Man Down: Proof Beyond a Reasonable Doubt That Women Are Better Cops, Drivers, Gamblers, Spies, World Leaders, Beer Tasters, Hedge Fund Managers, and Just About Everything Else became a bestseller in 2011.
A graduate of Duke University and Columbia University Law School, Dan Abrams has also published articles in The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, Newsweek, The Yale Law and Policy Review, and Mediaite, among many others. He is also a monthly columnist for Men's Health magazine.