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About EatingWell Media Group

 
EatingWell Media Group is a fast-growing communications company, now part of the Meredith Corporation family of publications, producing an award-winning national consumer magazine, high-quality food and nutrition-related books, a content-rich website, e-mail newsletters, and serving content to strategic partners with other electronic media.

 
MEDIA PROPERTIES

Magazine: Our flagship publication EatingWell, Where Good Taste Meets Good Health, has a paid circulation of 750,000 and an estimated audience of 1.8+ million North American readers per issue. (Member, Audit Bureau of Circulations.) It is published bimonthly (six times per year).

EatingWell Magazine is a tool designed to guide people passionate about eating more healthfully and joyfully in times when nutrition guidelines are ever-changing and when food is at the center of society-wide controversy and health concerns.

Web: Our content-rich website (http://www.eatingwell.com) delivers the largest concentration of healthful recipes and award-winning food and nutrition content on the Web. All EatingWell recipes and nutrition content are reviewed by a team of experienced Registered Dietitians and experienced science editors.

EatingWell has a 20-year reputation for delivering cutting-edge, authoritative, science-based nutrition articles and delicious recipes that represent a fusion of good taste and good health.

Books: EatingWell has a solid list of high-quality cookbooks published with W.W. Norton through its Vermont division, The Countryman Press. (To order, go here http://www.eatingwell.com/shop)

Titles include:
EatingWell One-Pot Meals, By Jessie Price and the EatingWell Test Kitchen (2011)
EatingWell Fast & Flavorful Meatless Meals, By Jessie Price and the EatingWell Test Kitchen (2011)
The Simple Art of EatingWell, By Jessie Price and the EatingWell Test Kitchen (2010)—winner of the James Beard Award for Best Healthy Focus Cookbook of 2011
EatingWell on a Budget, By Jessie Price and the EatingWell Test Kitchen (2010)
EatingWell 500-Calorie Dinners, By Jessie Price, Nicci Micco and the EatingWell Test Kitchen (2010)
EatingWell In Season, By Jessie Price and the Editors of EatingWell (2009)
EatingWell Comfort Foods Made Healthy, By Jessie Price and the Editors of EatingWell (2009)
EatingWell for a Healthy Heart Cookbook, By Philip A. Ades, M.D., and the Editors of EatingWell (2008)
The EatingWell Diet, By Dr. Jean Harvey-Berino, Ph.D., R.D., with Joyce Hendley and the Editors of EatingWell (2007)
EatingWell Serves Two, By Jim Romanoff and the Editors of EatingWell (2006)
The EatingWell Healthy in a Hurry Cookbook, By Jim Romanoff and the Editors of EatingWell (2006)
The EatingWell Diabetes Cookbook, By Joyce Hendley and the Editors of EatingWell (2005)
The Essential EatingWell Cookbook, Edited by Patsy Jamieson (2004)

 
OUR COMPANY

EatingWell Media Group is positioned to be a leading North American source of nutrition advice and immediately useful information tools, delivered via consumer magazine print, trade books, web, newsletters and electronic media.

Corporate offices are located at 6221 Shelburne Road, Suite 100, Shelburne, VT 05482. Phone: (802) 985-4500.

Eating Well® is a registered trademark of Eating Well, Inc.

 
OUR STAFF

The EatingWell management and editorial team includes former editors, recipe developers, nutrition advisors, circulation and production staff who helped launch the original Eating Well Magazine in 1990.

Core senior members of the staff have a cumulative total of more than 240 years of magazine, book and web publishing experience among them, with more than 100 national and international awards for writing, editing, art direction, creative marketing and publishing excellence.

RECENT AWARDS
Updated March 2014
EatingWell’s in-depth articles, books, photography and website have been recognized more than a dozen times with some of the industry’s most prestigious awards. EatingWell has won 9 James Beard Foundation Journalism Awards and 2 James Beard Foundation Book Awards. EatingWell has also won 7 IACP Bert Greene Awards for excellence in food journalism and 7 Folio: Eddie Awards for excellence in editorial content and magazine design. Additionally, EatingWell won 2 National Health Information Awards, a NewsStand Resource Cover Contest and has been nominated for an IACP Cookbook Award and a Le Cordon Bleu World Food Media Award. Our website has won a WebAward for Magazine Standard of Excellence from the Web Marketing Association and 2 Web Health Awards for health promotion and disease prevention from the Health Information Resource Center.

Our most recent awards and nominations include:

American Society of Journalists and Authors (ASJA)
2013
Outstanding Article Award—Category: Service
Won: Rachael Moeller Gorman, “Solving the Sugar Puzzle” (September/October 2012)

Bert Greene Award, presented by the International Association of Culinary Professionals (IACP)
2014
Category: Culinary Writing That Makes a Difference
Winner: Barry Estabrook, “Growing Resistance" (May/June 2013)
Finalist: Rachael Moeller Gorman, “The Truth About Food Labels" (September/October 2013)

2013
Category: Writing That Makes a Difference
Winner: Barry Estabrook, “Sweet Summer Corn” (July/August 2012)
Finalist: Rowan Jacobsen, “Swimming Upstream” (March/April 2012)

2012
Category: Culinary Writing That Makes a Difference
Winner: John McQuaid, “Is This the Food of the Future?” (March/April 2011)

Category: Instructional Culinary Writing with Recipes
Finalist: Anna Thomas, “The Soup for Life” (September/October 2011)

2011
Category: Culinary Writing That Makes a Difference
Winner: David Goodman, recipes by Jim Romanoff, “The Future of Milk” (July/August 2010)

2010
Category: Culinary Writing That Makes a Difference
Winner: Rowan Jacobsen, recipes by EatingWell, “...Or Not to Bee” (March/April 2009)
Finalist: Ben Hewitt and Nicci Micco, “Is Your Supper Safe?” (September/October 2009)

Category: Culinary Writing with Recipes
Finalist: Dan O’Brien, recipes by Bruce Aidells, “Buffalo Are Back” (March/April 2009)

2008
Category: Best Essay
Winner: Laura Fraser, “Food for the Heart” (January/February 2007 issue)

James Beard Foundation Journalism Awards
2013
Category: Health and Well-Being
Won: Rachael Moeller Gorman, “Solving the Sugar Puzzle” (September/October 2012)

2012
Category: Cooking, Recipes, or Instruction
Won: Anna Thomas, “The Soup for Life” (September/October 2011)

Category: Health and Well-Being
Nominated: Melinda Wenner Moyer, “Going Clean” (September/October 2011)

Category: Humor
Nominated: Ann Hodgman, “The E-Mail Home” (September/October 2011)

2011
Category: Reporting on Health and Nutrition
Won: Rachael Moeller Gorman, “Captain of the Happier Meal” (May/June 2010)

Category: Reporting on Environment, Food Politics and Policy
Won: Carl Safina, “Sea Change” (March/April 2010)

2010
Category: Reporting on Health, Environment and Nutrition
Won: Rowan Jacobsen, recipes by EatingWell, “...Or Not to Bee” (March/April 2009)
Nominated: Ben Hewitt, additional reporting by Nicci Micco “Is Your Supper Safe?”(September/October 2009)

2009
Category: Reporting on Nutrition or Food-Related Consumer Issues
Won: Rachael Moeller Gorman, “How to Feed Your Mind” (September/October 2008)

Category: Magazine Feature Writing with Recipes
Nominated: David Dobbs, “The Wild Salmon Debate: A Fresh Look at Whether Eating Farmed Salmon Is...Well...OK” (March/April 2008)

James Beard Foundation Book Awards
2011
Category: Healthy Focus
Won: The Simple Art of EatingWell, Jessie Price and the Editors of EatingWell (The Countryman Press, 2010)
Nominated: EatingWell Comfort Foods Made Healthy, Jessie Price and the Editors of EatingWell (The Countryman Press, 2009)
Nominated: EatingWell for a Healthy Heart Cookbook, Philip A. Ades, M.D., and the Editors of EatingWell (The Countryman Press, 2008)

Eddie Awards, presented by Folio: magazine
Category: Consumer: Epicurean, Website (2010)
Won: Silver award for EatingWell.com

Category: Consumer: Epicurean, Full Issue (2009)
Won: Silver award for the March/April 2009 issue

 
EATINGWELL MEDIA GROUP

Thomas Witschi
President, Women's Lifestyle Group, Meredith National Media Group

Previously: Vice President, International Publisher for the Reader's Digest Association; Vice President, New Business and International for the Golf Digest Companies; Publisher of Family Handyman. Group Publisher, Consumer Electronics and Photography Divisions, Hachette Filipacchi Media.
B.A., University of Vermont 1982.

Larry Sommers
General Manager, Digital Media & Business Development

Previously: Senior VP, Media and Business Development for the National Gardening Association, 2002-2006. VP E - Business Development for Foster and Gallagher and VP, Business Development for Myseasons.com.
B.A. State University of New York in New Paltz.
Resident: Charlotte, VT.

Laura Carlsmith
Licensing, Audience Development

Previously: VP of Digital Publishing, Away.com/AdventurousTraveler.com; Publisher of
National Gardening Magazine; Founder/Publisher of HomeTown Publishing; Advisory Board of Vermont Life Magazine.
B.A. Mount Holyoke College 1974; Stanford University Executive Publishing
Program 1987; Internet Marketing - ZDNet/Champlain College 1999; VT/NH Direct Marketing Group.

Nicci Micco, Content Director, Custom Publishing & Licensing
Background: Nicci Micco has held staff positions at SELF and More and has a master's degree in nutrition and food sciences. As a freelance journalist, she has contributed nutrition, health and psychology features to various publications, including Cooking Light, Men's Health, Fitness, Ladies’ Home Journal and Family Circle. Nicci lives in Shelburne, Vermont, with her husband and two sons.

 
EATINGWELL MAGAZINE

Jessie Price, Editor-in-Chief
Background: Jessie grew up in a family fanatical about food. Since she first lived on her own while attending Williams College, she’s been an avid home cook. She has cooked in restaurants in California and Colorado, including the Relais and Chateaux, Home Ranch near Steamboat Springs. A longtime recipe tester and developer for EatingWell, Jessie joined the editorial team full time in 2004 when she moved from San Francisco. She was the food editor for several years before being promoted to Editor-in-Chief in September 2013. She lives in Charlotte, Vermont, with her husband.

Jim Romanoff, Food Editor
Jim, a longtime recipe developer for EatingWell as well as editor of EatingWell Healthy in a Hurry Cookbook and EatingWell Serves Two, wrote for the AP before returning as food editor of the magazine at the end of 2013. He has worked for such diverse publications as Woman's Day, Fresh Ideas, Rolling Stone, Us Magazine and Details. He went to Oberlin College.

Brierley Wright, Nutrition Editor
Brierley’s background in nutrition and interest in food come together in her position as Nutrition Editor for EatingWell. Brierley writes the Ask the Nutritionist column in EatingWell’s front-of-book section and blogs for EatingWell.com and Yahoo! Shine. She holds a master’s degree in Nutrition Communication from the Friedman School of Nutrition Science and Policy at Tufts University. A Registered Dietitian, Brierley completed her undergraduate degree at the University of Vermont.

Wendy S. Ruopp, Managing Editor
Previously: Career Eating Well editorial staff member, starting in 1990 as typesetter and copy editor at the previous incarnation of the magazine. Managing Editor of EatingWell (current incarnation) since 2002.
B.A., Swarthmore College, 1979; M.S., University of Vermont, 1984

James M. Lawrence
Founding Editor

Previously: Founder Eating Well, Harrowsmith Country Life, Equinox magazines, Camden House Books, Chapters Publishing, Microcosm Ltd.
B.S., Cornell University, 1969; M.A. Magazine Journalism, Syracuse University, 1974

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