(NEW YORK, NY, February 6, 2019) -- Meredith Corporation’s (NYSE: MDP; Family Circle has named Rory Evans Executive Content Editor and Miranda Van Gelder Special Projects Director, effective immediately. Evans, formerly of Condé Nast, and Van Gelder, who most recently worked at Hearst, report to Cheryl Brown, Editor in Chief of Family Circle.

As Executive Content Editor, Evans assists Brown in planning and editing the monthly magazine, as well as overseeing all editorial development, and collaborating on Family Circle’s website, social media platforms, corporate partnerships and more. In her new role as Special Projects Director, Van Gelder oversees editorial content and executes editorial packages for each issue.  

“Rory and Miranda are leaders in their field and their credibility and authority in the lifestyle space will add tremendous value to the team,” says Brown. “We’re excited to welcome them to Family Circle and are looking forward to their contributions to our brand.”

Evans joins Meredith from Condé Nast, where she managed the production of print issues of Brides as Executive Editor. Prior, she held senior roles at Food Network Magazine and Martha Stewart Living, where she was Editor at Large.

Van Gelder was most recently Lifestyle Director of Dr. Oz THE GOOD LIFE at Hearst, where she oversaw food coverage for the magazine. Previously, she held senior leadership roles at and Martha Stewart Living.

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