American Society of Magazine Editors



Judging Leaders

James Bennet, President and Editor in Chief, The Atlantic
Maile Carpenter, Editor in Chief, Food Network Magazine
Dana Cowin, Senior Vice President and Editor in Chief, Food & Wine
Paul Fichtenbaum, Editor, Time Inc. Sports Group, Sports Illustrated, SI Kids and Golf
Jill Herzig, Editor in Chief, Dr. Oz The Good Life
Adi Ignatius, Editor in Chief, Harvard Business Review Group
Mark Jannot, Vice President, Content, National Audubon Society
Clara Jeffery, Co-Editor, Mother Jones
Lucy Kaylin, Editor in Chief, O, The Oprah Magazine
Christopher Keyes, Vice President and Editor, Outside
Cynthia Leive, Editor in Chief, Glamour
Mary Melton, Editor in Chief, Los Angeles
Janice Morris, Head of Entertainment and Lifestyle News, Twitter
Jim Nelson, Editor in Chief, GQ
James Oseland, Editor in Chief, Rodale’s Organic Life
David Plotz, Chief Executive Officer, Atlas Obscura
Dana Points, Content Director, Meredith Parents Network; Editor in Chief, Parents and American Baby
Robert Safian, Editor, Fast Company Lesley Jane Seymour Editor in Chief, More
Jake Silverstein, Editor in Chief, The New York Times Magazine
Cyndi Stivers, Senior Vice President, Tina Brown Live Media
Antonia van der Meer, Editor in Chief, Coastal Living
David Willey, Editor in Chief, Runner’s World; Editorial Director, Running Times
David Zinczenko, Founder and Chief Executive Officer, Galvanized LLC


Laurie Abraham, Features Director, ELLE
Max Adler, Deputy Editor, Golf Digest
Julie Vosburgh Agnone, Vice President, Operations, National Geographic Kids
Mel Allen, Editor, Yankee
Marcia L. Allert, Director of Photography, The Daily Beast
David A. Andelman, Editor and Publisher, World Policy Journal
Betsy Andrews, Editor at Large, Rodale’s Organic Life
Lisa Arbetter, Deputy Editor, InStyle
Shaye Areheart, Director, The Columbia Publishing Course and Professional Programs, Columbia Journalism School
Sara Austin, Senior Deputy Editor, Cosmopolitan
John Avlon, Editor in Chief, The Daily Beast
Lan Yin Bachelis, Creative Director, Health
Florian Bachleda, Creative Director, Fast Company
Douglas S. Barasch, Editor in Chief, OnEarth
Christene Barberich, Editor in Chief, Refinery29
Jenny Barnett, Editor and Publisher, Cornell Alumni Magazine
Rachel Hardage Barrett, Editor in Chief, Country Living
Sarah Bartlett, Dean, CUNY Graduate School of Journalism
Davina Baum, Director of Digital Content, AFAR
Matt Bean, Editor, Entertainment Weekly and
Aimee Bell, Deputy Editor, Vanity Fair
Gary Belsky, Chief Content Officer, Elland Road Partners
Giselle Benatar, Senior Director, Digital Platforms and Innovation, International Rescue Committee
Walter Bernard, Graphic Designer, Walter Bernard Design
Amy Bernstein, Editor, Harvard Business Review
Jennifer E. Berry, Senior Photo Editor, Weider History Group
Gail Bichler, Design Director, The New York Times Magazine
Debra Bishop, Creative Director, More
H. Emerson Blake, Editor in Chief, Orion
Janet Bodnar, Editor, Kiplinger’s Personal Finance
Jennifer Bogo, Executive Editor, Popular Science
Adam Bookbinder, Design Director, Saveur
Dana Bowen, Executive Editor, Every Day With Rachael Ray
Richard Bradley, Editor in Chief, Worth
Meredith Bragg, Managing Editor, Reason TV
Douglas Brod, Editor in Chief, TV Guide Magazine
Daniel Brogan, President and Editor in Chief, 5280
Peter Brown, Editorial Consultant
Laurie Buckle, Founder and Editorial Director, CookIt Media
Scott Burton, Executive Editor, ESPN The Magazine
Stephen Cannella, Assistant Managing Editor, Sports Illustrated
John Capouya, Associate Professor of Journalism and Writing, University of Tampa
Robert Capps, Director of Editorial Projects, Wired
Carly Carioli, Editor in Chief, Boston
Graydon Carter, Editor, Vanity Fair
Michael Caruso, Editor in Chief, Smithsonian
Andrea Chambers, Director, New York University Center for Publishing
Janet Chan, Editorial Consultant
Joyce Chang, Editor in Chief, SELF
Deborah Chasman, Editor, Boston Review
Melissa Chessher, Chair, Magazine Department, S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications, Syracuse University
Jeanne Dozier Clayton, Photo Director, Southern Living
Bob Cohn, President and Chief Operating Officer, The Atlantic
Roger Cohn, Editor, Yale Environment 360
Paul Crawford, Creative Director, SIGolf Group
Doug Crichton, Managing Editor, Allrecipes
Ryan D’Agostino, Editor in Chief, Popular Mechanics
Amanda Dameron, Editor in Chief, Dwell
Vanessa K. De Luca, Editor in Chief, ESSENCE
James de Vries, Creative Director, Harvard Business Review Group
Kevin Delaney, Editor in Chief, Quartz/Atlantic Media
Richard Demak, Senior Editor, Sports Illustrated
Joseph DeMatio, Deputy Editor, Road & Track
David DiBenedetto, Vice President and Editor in Chief, Garden & Gun
Mariette DiChristina, Editor in Chief and Senior Vice President, Scientific American
Lou Dilorenzo, Consulting Art Director, Time Inc.
Rebecca Dolgin, Editor in Chief, The Knot, The Nest and The Bump
Simon Dumenco, Editorial Director, Advertising Age, Creativity and Internet Week
Andrea Dunham, Creative Director, People
Brad Dunn, Editor at Large, Athlon Media Group
Nadine Epstein, Editor and Publisher, Moment
Ellen Fair, Managing Editor, Art + Auction; Modern Painters
Elizabeth Fakazis, Professor, University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point
Linda Fears, Vice President and Editor in Chief, Family Circle
Ruth Feldman, International Creative Director, Martha Stewart Living Omnimedia
Edward Felsenthal, Editor, TIME Digital
Elizabeth Fenner, Editor in Chief, Chicago
Steve Fennessy, Editor in Chief, Atlanta
Jay Fielden, Editor in Chief, Town & Country
Jason Fine, Editor, Men’s Journal
Leah Finnegan, Features Editor, Gawker
Rose Fiorentino, Creative Director, TV Guide Magazine
Peter Flax, Consulting Editor, The Hollywood Reporter
Robert S. Fogarty, Editor, The Antioch Review
Oma Blaise Ford, Executive Editor, Better Homes and Gardens
Douglas Foster, Associate Professor, Medill School of Journalism, Northwestern University
Stephen Frailey, Editor in Chief, Dear Dave
Jane Francisco, Editor in Chief, Good Housekeeping
Lisa Lee Freeman, Editor in Chief, ShopSmart
David Friend, Editor of Creative Development, Vanity Fair
Janet Froelich, Design and Creative Consultant
Anne Fulenwider, Editor in Chief, Marie Claire
Alice Gabriner, International Photo Editor, TIME
Aileen Gallagher, Assistant Professor, S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications, Syracuse University
Sandra Garcia, Freelance Art Director
Ann Marie Gardner, Founder and Former Editor in Chief, Modern Farmer
James Ross Gardner, Editor in Chief, Seattle Met
Rip Georges, Creative Director, Rip Georges and Associates
Pilar Gerasimo, Founding Editor,Experience Life
Agnethe Glatved, Creative Director, Parents, Parents Latina and American Baby
Jon Gluck, Managing Editor, Vogue
Susan Goldberg, Editor in Chief, National Geographic
Lea Goldman, Features and Special Projects Director, Marie Claire
Evan Goldstein, Managing Editor, The Chronicle of Higher Education
Harry Goldstein, Editorial Director, Digital, IEEE Spectrum
Katherine Goldstein, Editor,
Susan Goodall, Editorial Development Director, Glamour
Meryl Gordon, Director, Magazine Program, NYU Arthur L. Carter Journalism Institute
Carin Gorrell, Editor in Chief, Yoga Journal
Garrett M. Graff, Editor, Politico Magazine
Nancy Perry Graham, Chief Content Officer,
Edward Grinnan, Editor in Chief and Vice President, Guideposts Publications
Fred Guterl, Executive Editor, Scientific American
Oriol R. Gutierrez Jr., Editor in Chief, POZ
Pilar Guzmán, Editor in Chief, Condé Nast Traveler
Meesha Diaz Haddad, Vice President and Editorial General Manager, Martha Stewart Living Omnimedia
Michael Hainey, Editor at Large, GQ
Heather Halberstadt, Features Director, Departures
Ann Hallock, Editor in Chief, FamilyFun
Tish Hamilton, Executive Editor, Runner’s World
Evan Hansen, Editorial Director, Medium
Doug Harbrecht, Director of Digital Media, Kiplinger
Susan Hassler, Editor in Chief, IEEE Spectrum
Mangesh Hattikudur, Co-Founder and Chief Creative Officer, Mental Floss
Amanda Heckert, Editor in Chief, Indianapolis Monthly
Elizabeth Meyers Hendrickson, Assistant Professor of Magazine/Digital Media, Ohio University
Samantha Henig, Deputy Features Editor, The New York Times
Rob Hewitt, Design Director, Popular Mechanics
Aaron Hicklin, Editor in Chief, OUT
Kristen Hinman, Articles Editor, Washingtonian
Amanda Hinnant, Associate Professor, Magazine Faculty, Missouri School of Journalism, University of Missouri
Roger D. Hodge, Editor, The Oxford American
Gary Hoenig, Editorial Director, The Players Tribune
Mike Hofman, Executive Digital Director, GQ
Anna Holmes, Editor, Digital Voices, Fusion
Carol Holstead, Associate Professor, University of Kansas School of Journalism
Bill Horne, Executive Editor, AARP The Magazine
Carolyn Horwitz, Executive Editor, Entrepreneur
Berkley Hudson, Associate Professor, Magazine Faculty, Missouri School of Journalism, University of Missouri
Elizabeth Hudson, Editor in Chief, Our State
Lauren Iannotti, Executive Editor, BRIDES
William H. Inman, Project Editor, Dow Jones
Josh Jackson, Editor in Chief, Paste
Darcy Jacobs, Executive Editor, Family Circle
Matt Jennings, Editor, Middlebury Magazine
Sean Johnston, Design Director, Field & Stream and Outdoor Life
Richard Just, Editor, National Journal
Steve Kandell, Features Director, BuzzFeed
Susan Kane, Editor in Chief, SUCCESS
Eliot Kaplan, Vice President, Talent Acquisition, Hearst Magazines
Janice Kaplan, Writer and Consultant
Eleftherios Kardamakis, Design Director, House Beautiful
Susan Kaufman, Editor, People StyleWatch
Toby Kaufmann, Photo Director, FITNESS
Colin Kearns, Deputy Editor, Field & Stream
Bruce Kelley, Editor in Chief, Prevention
Lauren Kern, Executive Editor, New York
Susan Kittenplan, Executive Editor, Media Initiatives, Yahoo!
Deirdre Koribanick, Creative Director, Food Network Magazine
Laurie Kratochvil, Photo Director
Katia Kuethe, Creative Director, Lucky
Ellen Kunes, Health and Food Content Leader, Consumer Reports
Daniel Kunitz, Editor in Chief, Modern Painters
Adam B. Kushner, Outlook Editor, The Washington Post
Abbey Kuster-Prokell, Design Director, Real Simple
Amy Keller Laird, Editor in Chief, Women’s Health
Nancy Lawson, Editor/Writer,
Clifton Leaf, Deputy Managing Editor, Fortune
Edmund Lee, Managing Editor, Re/code
Grace Lee, Creative Director, Priest + Grace
Sarah Leen, Director of Photography, National Geographic
Kevin Lerner, Assistant Professor of Journalism, Marist College
Joe Levy, Editor at Large, Billboard
Hunter Lewis, Editor, Cooking Light
Kate Lewis, Vice President, Content Operations and Editorial Director, Hearst Digital Media
Dennis Lewon, Editor in Chief, Backpacker
Joe Lorio, Senior Online Editor, Car and Driver
Robert Love, Editor in Chief, AARP The Magazine
Uzoamaka Maduka, Editor in Chief and Co-Founder, The American Reader
John Mahoney, Digital Director, Audubon
Jacqueline Marino, Associate Professor, Kent State University
Alexandra Martell, Managing Editor,
Craig Matters, Managing Editor, Money
Nathan Matthews, Digital Director, Popular Science, Field & Stream and Outdoor Life
Pamela Maffei McCarthy, Deputy Editor, The New Yorker
Andrew McKean, Editor in Chief, Outdoor Life
Kevin McKean, Principal, McKeanMedia
Bradford McKee, Editor in Chief, Landscape Architecture
Marshall McKinney, Art Director, Garden & Gun
Liz McMillen, Editor, The Chronicle of Higher Education
John Mecklin, Editor, Bulletin of the Atomic Scientist
Trevor Meers, Executive Editor/Director of Custom Media, Midwest Living
James B. Meigs, Writer
Rachel Davis Mersey, Associate Professor, Medill School of Journalism, Northwestern University
Janice Min, Chief Creative Officer, Guggenheim Entertainment Group
Bill Minutaglio, Contributing Writer, The Texas Observer; Professor, University of Texas at Austin
Luke Mitchell, Story Editor, The New York Times Magazine
Wyatt Mitchell, Creative Director, The New Yorker
Peg Moline, Editor in Chief, RIPE Publications
Peter Moore, Vice President and Editor, Men’s Health
Stacy Morrison, Director, Media, Wanderlust
Ellen Morrissey, Editorial Director, Martha Stewart Living
Adam Moss, Editor in Chief, New York
Nilou Motamed, Former Editor in Chief, Epicurious
Scott Mowbray, President,
Maggie Murphy, Editor at Large
Christopher Napolitano, Creative Director, Indian Country Today Media Network
Wendy Naugle, Executive Editor, Glamour
Victor S. Navasky, Chairman, Columbia Journalism Review
Deborah Needleman, Editor in Chief, T Magazine, The New York Times
Pamela Hill Nettleton, Assistant Professor, Marquette University
Alana Newhouse, Editor in Chief, Tablet Magazine
Robert Newman, Creative Director, @Newmanology
Pam O’Brien, Executive Editor, Fitness
Barbara O’Dair, Executive Editor, Reader’s Digest
Kristina O’Neill, Editor in Chief, WSJ. Magazine
Tom O’Quinn, Creative Director, Men’s Health
Jennifer Owens, Editorial Director, Working Mother Media
Claudia Parsons, International Editor, Newsweek
Benjamin Pauker, Executive Editor, Foreign Policy
Abe Peck, Director of Business-to-Business Communication, Medill School of Journalism, Northwestern University
Jodi Peckman, Creative Director, Rolling Stone
Michael Peltz, Editor, Institutional Investor
Robert Perino, Creative Director, Southern Living
Erika Perry, Creative Director, ESSENCE
Abigail Pesta, Journalist, Cosmopolitan, Marie Claire and The Wall Street Journal
Bill Phillips, Vice President and Editor in Chief, Men’s Health
Andrea Pitzer, Author
Sean Plottner, Editor, Dartmouth Alumni Magazine
Alex Pollack, Photo Director, Bon Appétit
David Pollard, Creative Director, Active Interest Media
Ellen Joan Pollock, Deputy Editor, Bloomberg Businessweek
Alex Postman, Deputy Editor, SELF
Corey S. Powell, Editor at Large, Discover
Jessie Price, Editor in Chief, EatingWell
Robert Priest, Creative Director, Priest + Grace
Michele Promaulayko, Editor in Chief, Yahoo! Health
Lauren Purcell, Editor in Chief, Every Day With Rachael Ray
Jody Quon, Director of Photography, New York
Cliff Ransom, Editor in Chief, Popular Science
Adam Rapoport, Editor in Chief, Bon Appétit
John Rasmus, Editor in Chief, Men’s Fitness
Evan Ratliff, Editor in Chief, The Atavist
Elliott Rebhun, Group Editor in Chief, Scholastic Classroom Magazines
David Remnick, Editor, The New Yorker
Paul Reyes, Deputy Editor, Virginia Quarterly Review
Mark Richardson, Editor in Chief, Pitchfork
David Ritchie, Chief Content Officer, Bonnier Corporation
Molly Roberts, Chief Photography Editor, Smithsonian
Kerry Robertson, Creative Director, Market Design
Noah Robischon, Executive Editor, Fast Company
Meredith Rollins, Editor in Chief, Redbook
Gideon Rose, Editor, Foreign Affairs
Ellen Rosenbush, Editor, Harper’s Magazine
Scott Rosenfield, Online Editor, Outside
Helen Rosner, Features Editor, Eater
Sarah Rozen, Director of Photography, Women’s Health
Adam Sachs, Editor in Chief, Saveur
George Sass Jr., Vice President, Group Editorial Director, Active Interest Media Marine Group
Matthew Schnipper, Senior Editor, GQ
Eric Schurenberg, President and Editor in Chief, Inc.
Michael Segal, Editor in Chief, Nautilus
David Seideman, Freelance Writer and Editor
Don Share, Editor, Poetry
Jeff Sharlet, Contributing Editor, Harper’s Magazine and Rolling Stone
Maureen Shelly, Managing Editor, This Old House
Ann Shoket, Editorial Consultant, Hearst Magazines
Choire Sicha, Co-Founder, The Awl
Sally Singer, Creative Director, Digital, Vogue
Steven Slon, Editorial Director and Associate Publisher, The Saturday Evening Post
Caroline Smith, Photography Director, Marie Claire
Emily Smith, Executive Director, Editorial Operations, Condé Nast
Martin J. Smith, Editor in Chief, Orange Coast Magazine
Michael Solomon, Editor, ForbesLife
Diane Solway, Arts and Culture Director, W
Billy Sorrentino, Creative Director, Wired
Robin Sparkman, CEO, StoryCorps
Susan Spencer, Editor in Chief, Woman’s Day
Brendan Spiegel, Editorial Director, Narratively
Rebecca Simpson, Steele Photo Director, Reader’s Digest
Lorin Stein, Editor, The Paris Review
Casey Tierney Stenger, Photo Director, Real Simple
Amy Stevens, Executive Editor, Professional News, Reuters
Alicia Stewart, Editor, Identity,
Fredrika Stjarne, Creative Director, Food & Wine
Scott Stossel, Editor, The Atlantic
Jay Stowe, Editor in Chief, Cincinnati
Maria Streshinsky, Editor in Chief, Pacific Standard
Johan Svensson, Design Director, W
John Swansburg, Deputy Editor, Slate
Brian D. Sweany, Editor in Chief, Texas Monthly
Catherine Talese, Visual Strategist
Victor Thompson, Creative Director, US Weekly
Joshua Topolsky, Editor and Chief Digital Content Officer, Bloomberg Media
Duy Linh Tu, Professor and Director of Digital Media, Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism
Chandra Turner, Executive Editor, Parents
Julia Turner, Editor in Chief, Slate
Newell Turner, Editor in Chief, House Beautiful
Liz Vaccariello, Editor in Chief, Reader’s Digest
Sarah Van Boven, Deputy Editor/Features Director, Allure
Nicole Vecchiarelli, Editor in Chief, DuJour
Greg Veis, Editor, Features, The Huffington Post
Verena von Pfetten, Digital Editorial Director, Lucky
Mark Warren, Executive Editor, Esquire
Deborah Way, Deputy Editor, O, The Oprah Magazine
Tom Weber, Executive Editor, TIME
L. Jon Wertheim, Executive Editor, Sports Illustrated
Charles Whitaker, Professor, Medill School of Journalism, Northwestern University
Nina Willdorf, Editor, All You
Sara Williams, Creative Director, Woman’s Day
Robert Wilson, Editor, The American Scholar
Jim Windolf, Editor, M
Patti Wolter, Chair, Magazine Department, Medill School of Journalism, Northwestern University
Abi Wright, Executive Director, Professional Prizes, Columbia Journalism School
Ben Yagoda, Professor of Journalism, University of Delaware
Peter Yates, Executive Creative Director, International Branding, Hearst Magazines International
Glenn Zorpette, Executive Editor, IEEE Spectrum

Affiliations listed are at time of judging