American Society of Magazine Editors


Below is a list of judges from the 2014 National Magazine Awards. If you are interested in serving as a judge in the upcoming awards, please send an email to

Affiliations listed are at time of judging

Judging Leaders

Daniel Brogan, President and Editor in Chief, 5280
Dana Cowin, Senior Vice President and Editor in Chief, Food & Wine
Lucy Schulte Danziger, Editor in Chief, SELF
Mariette DiChristina, Editor in Chief and Senior Vice President, Scientific American
Paul Fichtenbaum, Editor, Time Inc. Sports Group
David Granger, Editor in Chief, Esquire
Jill Herzig, Editor in Chief, Redbook
Mark Jannot, Vice President, Content, National Audubon Society
Clara Jeffery, Editor, Mother Jones
Chris Johns, Editor in Chief, National Geographic
Lucy Kaylin, Editor in Chief, O, The Oprah Magazine
Christopher Keyes, Vice President and Editor, Outside
Cynthia Leive, Editor in Chief, Glamour
James Meigs, Editor in Chief, Popular Mechanics
Scott Omelianuk, Editor in Chief, This Old House Ventures
James Oseland, Editor in Chief, Saveur
David Plotz, Editor in Chief, Slate
Dana Points, Content Director, Meredith Parents Network
David Remnick, Editor, The New Yorker
Lesley Jane Seymour, Editor in Chief, More
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
Betty S. Wong, Editor in Chief, Fitness


Dean Abatemarco, Design Director, Reader's Digest
Laurie Abraham, Features Director, ELLE
Julie Vosburgh Agnone, Vice President, Editorial Operations, National Geographic Kids
Alice Albert, Photo Director, Food Network Magazine
Thomas Alberty, Design Director, New York
Eddie Alterman, Editor in Chief, Car and Driver
David A. Andelman, Editor in Chief, World Policy Journal
Betsy Andrews, Executive Editor, Saveur
Lisa Arbetter, Deputy Editor, InStyle
Shaye Areheart, Director, Columbia Publishing Course; Director, Columbia School of Journalism Programs
Lan Yin Bachelis, Creative Director, Health
Florian Bachleda, Creative Director, Fast Company
Lisa Bain, Executive Editor, Women's Health
Richard Baker, Creative Director, Parade
Douglas S. Barasch, Editor in Chief, OnEarth
Dirk Barnett, Creative Director, The New Republic
Jenny Barnett, Lecturer, Cornell University Department of Communication
Jennifer Barr, Executive Editor and lContent Strategist, Travel + Leisure
Patrik Henry Bass, Editorial Projects Director, Essence
Davina Baum, Director of Digital Content, AFAR Media
Matt Bean, Editor in Chief, Entertainment Weekly
Rich Beattie, Executive Digital Editor, Travel + Leisure
Michael Belknap, Creative Director, Better Homes and Gardens
Aimée Bell, Deputy Editor, Vanity Fair
Katherine Bell, Editor,, Harvard Business Review
Gary Belsky, Principal, Elland Road Partners; Contributor,
Leigh Belz Ray, Deputy Editor, Lucky
Giselle Benatar, Senior Director, Digital Platforms and Innovation, The International Rescue Committee
Walter Bernard, Proprietor, Walter Bernard Design
Amy Bernstein, Editor, Harvard Business Review
Alex Bhattacharji, Executive Editor, DETAILS
Debra Birnbaum, Editorial Consultant
Debra Bishop, Creative Director, More
Lori Blachford, Peggy Fisher and Larry Stelter Chair of Magazine Journalism, Drake University
H. Emerson Blake, Editor in Chief, Orion
Janet Bodnar, Editor, Kiplinger's Personal Finance
Dana Bowen, Executive Editor, Every Day With Rachael Ray
Richard Bradley, Editor in Chief, Worth
Douglas Brod, Executive Editor, TV Guide
Cheryl Brown, Editor in Chief, Allrecipes
Peter Brown, Editorial Consultant
Laurie Buckle, Editorial Director/Founder, CookIt Media
Rebecca Burns, Deputy Editor and Digital Strategist, Atlanta
Scott Burton, Executive Editor, ESPN The Magazine
Charles Butler, Contributing Writer, Runner's World
John Capouya, Assistant Professor of Journalism and Nonfiction Writing, University of Tampa
Robert Capps, Director of Editorial Projects, Wired
Maile Carpenter, Editor in Chief, Food Network Magazine
Michael Caruso, Editor in Chief, Smithsonian
Janice Castro, Senior Director, Graduate Journalism Education, Northwestern University Medill School of Journalism
Andrea Chambers, Director, Center for Publishing, New York University
Janet Chan, Editorial Consultant
Joyce Chang, Executive Editor, Cosmopolitan
Melissa Chessher, Magazine Professor, Syracuse University S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications
Judith Christ-Lafond, Vice President and Creative Director, Scholastic Magazine Group
David Clarke, Editor, Golf Magazine
Bob Cohn, Editor, Atlantic Digital
Roger Cohn, Editor, Yale Environment 360
Ana Connery, Vice President, Content,
Annemarie Conte, Executive Editor, Woman's Day
Jenny Cook, Senior Executive Editor, Good Housekeeping
Stephen Corey, Editor and Director, The Georgia Review
Julia Cosgrove, Vice President and Editor in Chief, AFAR
Judith Coyne, Executive Editor, More
Doug Crichton, Managing Editor, Allrecipes
David Curcurito, Design Director, Esquire
Amanda Dameron, Editor in Chief, Dwell
James de Vries, Creative Director, Harvard Business Review Group
Kevin Delaney, Editor in Chief and Co-Founder, Quartz/Atlantic Media
David DiBenedetto, Vice President and Editor in Chief, Garden & Gun
Lou Dilorenzo, Consulting Art Director, Special Issues, Coastal Living
Rebecca Dolgin, Editor in Chief, The Knot, The Nest and The Bump
Simon Dumenco, Editor at Large and Media Columnist, Advertising Age
Rosemary Ellis
Michael Endelman, Regional Editor, Zagat
Nadine Epstein, Editor and Publisher, Moment
Tracy Everding, Creative Director, Cosmopolitan
Ellen Fair, Managing Editor, Art + Auction, Modern Painters
Elizabeth Fakazis, Associate Professor, University of Wisconsin—Stevens Point
Linda Fears, Vice President and Editor in Chief, Family Circle
Ruth Feldman, Vice President and International Creative Director, Martha Stewart Living Omnimedia
John Fennell, Associate Professor, Meredith Chair for Service Journalism, Missouri School of Journalism
Elizabeth Fenner, Editor in Chief, Chicago Magazine
Jay Fielden, Editor in Chief, Town & Country
Peter Finch, Senior Editor, Golf Digest
Jason Fine, Editor, Men's Journal
Rose Fiorentino, Creative Director, TV Guide
Peter Flax, Editor in Chief, Bicycling
Robert Fogarty, Editor, The Antioch Review
Douglas Foster, Associate Professor, Northwestern University Medill School of Journalism
Stephen Frailey, Chair, BFA Photography Department, School of Visual Arts; Editor in Chief, Dear Dave
Jane Francisco, Editor in Chief, Good Housekeeping
Karen Frank, Senior Director of Photography, ESPN The Magazine
Lisa Lee Freeman, Editor in Chief, ShopSmart Magazine
David Friend, Editor of Creative Development, Vanity Fair
Janet Froelich, Creative Director, Real Simple
Aileen Gallagher, Assistant Professor, Magazine, Syracuse University S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications
Sandra Garcia, Design Director, Travel + Leisure
Ted Genoways, Editor at Large, OnEarth
Nancy Gibbs, Managing Editor, TIME
Jeff Giles, Deputy Editor, Entertainment Weekly
Nick Gillespie, Editor in Chief, and
Susan Glasser, Editor, Politico
Agnethe Glatved, Creative Director, Parents
Jon Gluck, Managing Editor, Vogue
Lea Goldman, Features and Special Projects Director, Marie Claire
Harry Goldstein, Editorial Director, Digital, IEEE Spectrum
Susan Goodall, Editorial Development Director, Glamour
Meryl Gordon, Director, Magazine Writing, New York University Arthur L. Carter Journalism Institute
Nancy Perry Graham, Editor in Chief and Executive Producer, Digital Media, AARP Life Reimagined
Elizabeth Graves, Editor in Chief, Martha Stewart Weddings
Fred Guterl, Executive Editor, Scientific American
Oriol Gutierrez, Editor in Chief, POZ
Pilar Guzmán, Editor in Chief, Conde Nast Traveler
Michael Hainey, Deputy Editor, GQ
Tish Hamilton, Executive Editor, Runner's World
Evan Hansen, Senior Editor, Medium
Doug Harbrecht, New Media Director, Kiplinger's Personal Finance
Darrick Harris, Photo Editor, People
Mangesh Hattikudur, Co-Founder and Chief Creative Officer, mental_floss
Mark Healy, Deputy Editor, Men's Journal
Amanda Heckert, Editor in Chief, Indianapolis Monthly
Nick Heil, Online Editorial Director, Outside
Elizabeth Meyers Hendrickson, Assistant Professor, University of Tennessee School of Journalism and Electronic Media
Samantha Henig, Digital Editor, The New York Times Magazine
Ronald Henkoff, Executive Editor, Bloomberg Markets/Bloomberg Pursuits
Chris Hercik, Creative Director, Sports Illustrated
Aaron Hicklin, Editor in Chief, Out
Shani O. Hilton, Deputy Editor in Chief, BuzzFeed
Kristen Hinman, Articles Editor, Washingtonian
Amanda Hinnant, Assistant Professor, Missouri School of Journalism
Roger D. Hodge, Editor, The Oxford American
Mike Hofman, Executive Digital Director, Glamour
Jared Hohlt, Editorial Director, New York
Bill Horne, Executive Editor, AARP The Magazine
Carolyn Horwitz, Executive Editor, Entrepreneur
Elizabeth Hudson, Editor in Chief, Our State
Berkley Hudson, Associate Professor, Missouri School of Journalism
Holly Stuart Hughes, Editor, Photo District News
Samir “Mr. Magazine™” Husni, Director and Founder, University of Mississippi Magazine Innovation Center
Joseph Hutchinson, Design Director, Rolling Stone
Lauren Iannotti, Executive Editor, Brides
Adi Ignatius, Editor in Chief, Harvard Business Review Group
William Inman, Editor in Chief,
David Johnson, Opinion Editor, Online, Al Jazeera America
Dimity Jones, Creative Director, Cooking Light
Peter Kafka, Senior Editor, Re/code
Jim Kaminsky, Executive Editor, AARP Life Reimagined
Susan Kane, Editor in Chief, SUCCESS
Eliot Kaplan, Executive Director, Talent Acquisition, Hearst Magazines
Janice Kaplan, Writer and Consultant
Susan Kaufman, Editor, People StyleWatch
Emily Kehe, Creative Director, People StyleWatch
Bruce Kelley, Editor in Chief, Prevention
Lauren Kern, Deputy Editor, The New York Times Magazine
Kim Kleman, Editor and Educator
Chris Kraft, Deputy Editor, Digital, Runner's World
Laurie Kratochvil
Ellen Kunes, Editorial Consultant, Consumer Reports and Upwave
Daniel Kunitz, Editor in Chief, Modern Painters
Adam B. Kushner, Staff Editor, The Washington Post
Randall Lane, Editor, Forbes
Kate Lawler, Executive Editor, Ladies' Home Journal
Nancy Lawson, Vice President, Content, All Animals
Lori Leibovich, Executive Lifestyle Editor, The Huffington Post
Carolyn Ringer Lepre, Assistant Dean, Marist College School of Communication and the Arts
Miriam Leuchter, Editor in Chief, American Photo and Popular Photography
Joe Levy, Editor, Billboard
Dennis Lewon, Editor in Chief, Backpacker
Anthony Licata, Editorial Director, Field & Stream
Robert Love, Editor in Chief, AARP The Magazine
Lisa Lytton, Director, Digital Editions, National Geographic
Lucy Maher, Web Director, SELF
John Mahoney, Digital Director, National Audubon Society
Lisa Mandel, Digital Director, Family Circle
Dave Mann, Editor, The Texas Observer
Steele Marcoux, Executive Editor, Country Living
Bill Marr, Creative Director, National Geographic
Craig Matters, Managing Editor, Money
Nathan Matthews, Digital Director, Popular Science, Field & Stream and Outdoor Life
Kierna Mayo, Vice President, Digital Content, Ebony
Pamela Maffei McCarthy, Deputy Editor, The New Yorker
Tom McGrath, Editor, Philadelphia Magazine
Kevin McKean, Principal, McKeanMedia
Liz McMillen, Editor, The Chronicle of Higher Education
Trevor Meers, Executive Editor, Midwest Living
Mary Melton, Editor in Chief, Los Angeles Magazine
Rachel Davis Mersey, Associate Professor, Northwestern University Medill School of Journalism
Janice Min, President and Chief Creative Officer, Entertainment Group, Guggenheim Media
Luke Mitchell, Writer/Editor
Peg Moline, Editor in Chief, RIPE Publications
Ted Moncreiff, Editor, Bloomberg Pursuits
Peter Moore, Editor, Men's Health
Don Morris, Principal and Creative Director, Don Morris Design
Stacy Morrison, Editor in Chief and Director of Content Programming, BlogHer Inc.
Adam Moss, Editor in Chief, New York
Nilou Motamed, Editor in Chief, Epicurious
Maggie Murphy, Editorial Director, Parade Publications
Cullen Murphy, Editor at Large, Vanity Fair
Christopher Napolitano, Creative Director, Indian Country Today Media Network
Victor Navasky, Delacorte Professor of Magazines, Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism
Jim Nelson, Editor in Chief, GQ
Alana Newhouse, Editor, Tablet Magazine
Robert Newman, Creative Director, @Newmanology
Catriona Ni Aolain, Director of Photography, Men's Journal
Pam O'Brien, Executive Editor, Fitness
Barbara O'Dair, Executive Editor, Reader's Digest
Bernard Ohanian
Brian O'Keefe, Assistant Managing Editor, FORTUNE
Kristina O'Neill, Editor in Chief, WSJ. Magazine
Thomas O'Quinn, Creative Director, Men's Health
Mark Orwoll, Executive Editor/International, American Express Publishing
Claudia Parsons, Senior Editor, Newsweek
Chris Peacock, Executive Editor, CNNMoney
Abe Peck, Director of B2B Communication, Northwestern University Medill School of Journalism
Jodi Peckman, Creative Director, Rolling Stone
Devin Pedzwater, Creative Director, Italian Vanity Fair
Jessica Pels, Features Editor/Online Deputy Editor, Teen Vogue
Robert Perino, Creative Director, Southern Living
Abigail Pesta, Journalist, Cosmopolitan, The Wall Street Journal and NBC News
Bill Phillips, Editor in Chief, Men's Health
D.W. Pine, Design Director, TIME
Andrea Pitzer, Author, formerly of Nieman Foundation for Journalism
Sean Plottner, Editor, Dartmouth Alumni Magazine
Alex Pollack, Photo Director, Bon Appétit
Kira Pollack, Director of Photography, TIME
Corey S. Powell, Editor at Large, Discover
Jessie Price, Editor in Chief, EatingWell
Robert Priest, Creative Director, Priest + Grace
Lauren Purcell, Editor in Chief, Every Day with Rachael Ray
Kaitlin Quistgaard
Jody Quon, Photography Director, New York
Kit Rachlis, Editor in Chief, The American Prospect
Adam Rapoport, Editor in Chief, Bon Appétit
John Rasmus, Editor in Chief, Men's Fitness
Evan Ratliff, Co-Founder and Editor, The Atavist
Elliott Rebhun, Editor, Classroom Magazine Group, Scholastic Incorporated
Mike Reddy, Design Director, HGTV Magazine
Paul Reyes, Deputy Editor, Virginia Quarterly Review
Mark Richardson, Editor in Chief, Pitchfork
Michael W. Robbins, Editor, MHQ: The Quarterly Journal of Military History
Molly Roberts, Chief Photography Editor, Smithsonian
Kerry Robertson
Noah Robischon, Executive Editor, Fast Company
Meredith Rollins, Executive Editor, Redbook
Gideon Rose, Editor, Foreign Affairs
Ellen Rosenbush, Editor, Harper's Magazine
Helen Rosner, Executive Digital Editor, Saveur
Margaret Russell, Editor in Chief, Architectural Digest
Robert Safian, Editor, Fast Company
Diane Salvatore, Senior Director of Content Strategy and Development, Consumer Reports
George Sass, Vice President, Marine Group Editorial Director, Active Interest Media
Matthew Schnipper, Deputy Managing Editor, The Verge
Eric Schurenberg, Editor in Chief, Inc.
Stephen Scoble
Cynthia Hall Searight, Creative Director, SELF
David Seideman
Andy Serwer, Managing Editor, Fortune
Ann Shoket, Editor in Chief, Seventeen
Jake Silverstein, Editor in Chief, Texas Monthly
Susan Currie Sivek, Assistant Professor, Linfield College
Steve Slon, Editorial Director and Associate Publisher, The Saturday Evening Post
Martin J. Smith, Editor in Chief, Orange Coast Magazine
Caroline Smith, Photography Director, Marie Claire
Stephen G. Smith, Editor, Washington Examiner
Diane Solway, Arts and Culture Director, W
Dora Somosi, Director of Photography, GQ
Susan Spencer, Editor in Chief, Woman's Day
Michelle Stacey, Deputy Editor, Shape
Ellen Stark, Senior Editor at Large, Money
Lorin Stein, Editor, The Paris Review
Jon Steinberg, Editor in Chief, San Francisco
Amy Stevens, Executive Editor, Professional News, Reuters
Alicia Stewart, Editor, Identity,
Richard David Story, Editor in Chief, Departures
Scott Stossel, Editor, The Atlantic
Jay Stowe, Editor in Chief, Cincinnati
Ganda Suthivarakom, Kitchen Editor, The Sweethome
Johan Svensson, Design Director, W
Idil Tabanca, Editor in Chief, BULLETT
Rob Tannenbaum, Author; Contributing Editor, Rolling Stone
Jerry Tarde, Chairman and Editor in Chief, Golf Digest
Casey Tierney, Photo Director, Real Simple
Stefano Tonchi, Editor in Chief, W
Allyson Torrisi, Director of Photography, Popular Mechanics
Gael Towey, Creative Director, Gael Towey & Company
T.J. Tucker, Creative Director, Texas Monthly
Chandra Turner, Executive Editor, Parents
Julia Turner, Deputy Editor, Slate
Bryant Urstadt, Features Editor, Bloomberg Businessweek
Holland Utley, Creative Director, Redbook
Liz Vaccariello, Editor in Chief, Reader's Digest
Sarah Van Boven, Deputy Editor/Features Director, Allure
Nicole Vecchiarelli, Editor in Chief, DuJour
Greg Veis, Executive Editor, The New Republic
Mark Warren, Executive Editor, Esquire
Tom Weber, Assistant Managing Editor, TIME
Larry Webster, Editor in Chief, Road & Track
Charles Whitaker, Professor, Northwestern University
Slaton L. White, Editor, SHOT Business
Brad Wieners, Executive Editor, Bloomberg Businessweek
Nina Willdorf, Executive Editor, All You
Ben Williams, Editorial Director,
Robert Wilson, Editor, The American Scholar
Caroline Wolff, Photography Director, W
Patti Wolter, Associate Professor, Northwestern University Medill School of Journalism
Abi Wright, Executive Director, Prizes, Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism
Ben Yagoda, Professor of Journalism, University of Delaware
Peter Yates, Creative Director, Hearst Magazines International