Hearst names Meredith Rollins editor in chief of Redbook, a magazine on affordable fashion, beauty and lifestyle, following recent appointment of Jill Herzig, previous editor of Redbook, to editor in chief of Dr. Oz The Good LIfe
June 6, 2014
– Hearst Magazines announced today that Meredith Rollins has been appointed editor in chief of Redbook, replacing Jill Herzig, who was recently named editor in chief of Dr. Oz THE GOOD LIFE. The announcement was made by Steven R. Swartz, president and CEO of Hearst Corporation, and David Carey, president of Hearst Magazines.
Rollins had been executive editor of Redbook since 2010, where she worked closely with Herzig on the magazine’s redesign toward fun, affordable fashion, beauty and style. Prior to Redbook, she was executive editor at Lucky, and previously served as articles director of W.
“Meredith brings continuity and experience, making her the perfect choice for this role. I’m excited by her ideas for this brand,” Carey said. “She truly embodies the Redbook lifestyle and knows what will resonate with its audience.”
“Redbook is the only magazine that's a truly all-access pass to great style,” Rollins said. “I have loved being part of the Redbook team and helping the brand evolve to where it is today. I look forward to taking on this new role and continuing to inspire, inform and cheer our readers on.”
Rollins began her career in women’s magazines at Harper’s BAZAAR. She lives in Manhattan with her husband and two young sons.
Redbook (www.redbookmag.com) is the shopping and style guide for today’s modern women, full of smart fashion, real beauty and stylish, do-able recipes and décor tricks. Curating the very best products and ideas, Redbook helps its nine million readers enjoy their nonstop lives. As an iconic brand thriving in print, online, mobile and social, Redbook makes great style accessible for every woman. Follow Redbook on Twitter and Facebook.
About Hearst Magazines
Hearst Magazines is a unit of Hearst Corporation (www.hearst.com), one of the nation’s largest diversified media and information companies. With 21 titles in the U.S., Hearst is the leading publisher of monthly magazines in terms of total paid circulation (AAM 2H2013) and reaches 84 million adults (Fall 2013 MRI gfk). In addition, the company publishes nearly 300 editions around the world. Hearst Magazines Digital Media, dedicated to creating and implementing Hearst Magazines’ digital strategy, manages more than 18 websites for brands such as Cosmopolitan, Popular Mechanics, ELLE, ELLE DECOR, Esquire, Good Housekeeping, Marie Claire and Seventeen, as well as digital-only sites such as Delish.com, a food site in partnership with MSN. Hearst Magazines has published more than 150 apps and digital editions for the iOS and Android platforms. The company also includes iCrossing, a global digital marketing agency.