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Ellie Awards 2018 Judges
 

Judging Leaders

Rachel Barrett, Editor in Chief, Country Living
David Brindley, Managing Editor, National Geographic
Maile Carpenter, Editor in Chief, Food Network Magazine/The Pioneer Woman Magazine
Bob Cohn, President, The Atlantic
Jonathan Dorn, Chief Innovation Officer, Active Interest Media
Bethany Heitman, Editor in Chief, PeopleStyle
Mark Jannot, Vice President, Content, National Audubon Society
Clara Jeffery, Editor in Chief, Mother Jones
Amanda Kludt, Editor in Chief, Eater
Cindi Leive, Journalist
Janice Min, Strategist, Eldridge Industries
James Oseland, Editor in Chief, World Food
Alison Overholt, Vice President and Editor in Chief, ESPN The Magazine and espnW
Jessie Price, Editor in Chief, EatingWell
Jake Silverstein, Editor in Chief, The New York Times Magazine
Susan Spencer, Editor in Chief, Woman’s Day
Nicholas Thompson, Editor in Chief, Wired
Duy Linh Tu, Director, Digital Media Program, Columbia Graduate School of Journalism
Julia Turner, Editor in Chief, Slate
Charles Whitaker, Associate Dean, Medill School of Journalism/Northwestern University

 Judges

Kayla Webley Adler, Senior Features Editor, Marie Claire
Max Adler, Editorial Director, Golf Digest
Eddie Alterman, Editor in Chief, Car and Driver
Julie Alvin, Digital Director of Lifestyle, Time Inc.
Jessica Cumberbatch Anderson, Site Director, ELLEDecor.com and Veranda.com
Xana Antunes, Executive Editor, Quartz
Gabriel Arana, Contributing Editor, them
Shaye Areheart, Director, Columbia Publishing Course at Columbia University and Exeter College, Oxford
Jesse Ashlock, Executive Editor, Travel + Leisure
John Atwood, Story Editor, Rodale Inc.
Dan Avery, Editor in Chief, LogoTV/NewNowNext
John Avlon, Editor in Chief, The Daily Beast
Spencer Bailey, Editor in Chief, Surface
Lisa Bain, Editor, Dr. Oz The Good Life
Christene Barberich, Co-Founder and Global Editor in Chief, Refinery29
Jenny Barnett, Editor and Publisher, Cornell Alumni Magazine
Joey Bartolomeo, Executive Editor, Seventeen
Patrik Henry Bass, Editorial Projects Director, ESSENCE
Jacqueline Bates, Photography Director, The California Sunday Magazine
Mark Bechtel, Managing Editor, Sports Illustrated Kids
Matthew Belloni, Editorial Director, The Hollywood Reporter
Gary Belsky, President, Elland Road Partners
Elena Bergeron, Editor in Chief, SB Nation
Jill Bernstein, Editorial Director, Fast Company
Sarah Blustain, Deputy Editor, The Investigative Fund
Meredith Bodgas, Editor in Chief, Working Mother
Sudip Bose, Managing Editor, The American Scholar
Kelly Bourdet, Editor in Chief, Gizmodo
Dana Bowen, Editor at Large, Food & Wine
Richard Bradley, Editor in Chief and Chief Content Officer, Worth
Erin Bried, Editor in Chief, Kazoo
Carrie Brown, Director, Social Journalism, CUNY Graduate School of Journalism
Dana Brown, Deputy Editor, Vanity Fair
Joe Brown, Editor in Chief, Popular Science
Peter Brown, Editorial Consultant
James Burnett, Editorial Director, The Trace
Stephanie Butnick, Deputy Editor, Tablet Magazine
Clinton Cargill, Director of Photography, Bloomberg Businessweek
Michael Caruso, Editor in Chief, Vice President of Live Events, Smithsonian
Andrea Chambers, Director, New York University Center for Publishing
Deborah Chasman, Editor in Chief, Boston Review
Heidi Cho, Vice President, Head of Digital, Rodale
Jim Collins, Director of Photography, NBC News
Kelly Conniff, Editor, TIME.com
Amy Conway, Editor in Chief, Martha Stewart Weddings
Kristen Maxwell Cooper, Editor in Chief, The Knot
Julia Cosgrove, Vice President and Editor in Chief, AFAR Media
Christopher Cox, Executive Editor, GQ
Ryan D’Agostino, Editor in Chief, Popular Mechanics
Lucy Schulte Danziger, Chief Executive Officer and Founder, Hintd
John Clary Davies, Editor in Chief, Powder
Rodrigo de Benito Sanz, Digital Art Director, The New York Times Magazine
David DeNunzio, Editor in Chief, GOLF/GOLF.com
Mariette DiChristina, Editor in Chief and Senior Vice President, Scientific American
Mia Diehl, Director of Photography, Fortune, Money
Theresa DiMasi, Vice President, Head of Content and Editor in Chief, Weight Watchers, International
Scott Dodd, Editor in Chief, Grist
Diane Dragan, Director, Editorial Operations, Architectural Digest
Simon Dumenco, Editor at Large and Media Columnist, Ad Age
Tasha Eichenseher, Brand Director, Content and Audience, Yoga Journal
Jane Eisner, Editor in Chief, The Forward
Sid Evans, Editor in Chief, Southern Living
Lisa Factora-Borchers, Editorial Director, Bitch Media
Michael Famighetti, Editor, Aperture
Robin Fields, Managing Editor, ProPublica
Peter Flax, Editor in Chief, The Red Bulletin
Leah Flickinger, Editor in Chief, Bicycling
Robert S. Fogarty, Editor in Chief, The Antioch Review
Oma Blaise Ford, Executive Editor, Better Homes & Gardens
Ben Frumin, Editor in Chief, TheWeek.com
Aileen Gallagher, Associate Professor, Newhouse School, Syracuse University
Leigh Gallagher, Senior Editor at Large, Fortune
James Ross Gardner, Editor in Chief, Seattle Met
Scott Gast, Features Editor, Orion
James Geary, Deputy Curator, Nieman Foundation for Journalism; Editor, Nieman Reports
Maxwell George, Deputy Editor, Oxford American
Melissa Geurts, Creative Director, Good Housekeeping
Gregory Gittrich, Publisher, Mashable
Paul Glastris, Editor in Chief, The Washington Monthly
Agnethe Glatved, Creative Director, Meredith Parents Network
Jon Gluck, Executive Director, Talent Acquisition and Editorial Development, Hearst Magazines
Jeffrey Goldberg, Editor in Chief, The Atlantic
Ben Goldberger, Assistant Managing Editor, TIME
Lea Goldman, Editor in Chief, Lifetime Television
Evan Goldstein, Editor, The Chronicle Review
Lisa Harman, Gooder Executive Director, Brides
Devin Gordon
Nancy Perry Graham, Senior Director of Editorial and Creative, The Charles Koch Institute
David Granger, Agent, Aevitas Creative Management
Ryan Grim, Editor in Chief, Extra Crispy
Edward Grinnan, Editor in Chief and Vice President, Guideposts and Guideposts Publications
Fred Guterl, Freelance
Oriol R. Gutierrez Jr., Editor in Chief, POZ
Pilar Guzmán, Editor in Chief, Condé Nast Traveler
Michael Hainey, Executive Director of Editorial, Esquire
David Hajdu, Music Critic, The Nation; Journalism Professor, Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism
Scott Hall, Photo Director, Travel + Leisure
Tish Hamilton, Writer, Editor
Evan Hansen, Editor in Chief, Periscope
Susan Hassler, Editor in Chief, IEEE Spectrum
Mangesh Hattikudur, Host, Howstuffworks
Mamie Healey, Editor in Chief, Oprah.com
Alex Heard, Editorial Director, Outside
Amanda Heckert, Deputy Editor, Garden & Gun
Elizabeth Meyers Hendrickson, Associate Professor, Ohio University
Amanda Hinnant, Associate Professor, Missouri School of Journalism
Gary Hoenig, Content and Strategic Advisor, The Players’ Tribune
Michael Hogan, Executive Digital Director, Vanity Fair
Jared Hohlt, Editor, Print, New York
Anna Holmes, Senior Vice President, Editorial, Topic
Carol Holstead, Associate Professor, School of Journalism, University of Kansas
Blake Hounshell, Editor in Chief, Politico
Kim Hubbard, Editor at Large, People
Elizabeth Hudson, Editor in Chief, Our State
Joseph Hutchinson, Design Director, Rolling Stone
Lauren Iannotti, Editor in Chief/Content Director, Rachael Ray Every Day
Adi Ignatius, Editor in Chief, Harvard Business Review Group
Nicholas Jackson, Editor in Chief, Pacific Standard
Darcy Jacobs, Executive Editor, Family Circle
Samuel Jacobs, Digital Director and Executive Editor, TIME
Whitney Joiner, Features Director, Hearst Magazines Digital Media
Richard Just, Editor, The Washington Post Magazine
Deanne Kaczerski, Executive Digital Editor, Martha Stewart Living
Eliot Kaplan, Former Vice President, Talent Acquisition, Hearst Magazines
Esther Kaplan, Editor in Chief, The Investigative Fund
Janice Kaplan, Writer and Consultant
Eleftherios Kardamakis, Creative Director, Hearst Design Group
Colin Kearns, Editor in Chief, Field & Stream
Kelsey Keith, Editor in Chief, Curbed
Lauren Kern, Editor in Chief, Apple News
Silvia Killingsworth, Editor, The Awl
Julia Kramer, Senior Projects Editor, Bon Appétit
Laurie Kratochvil, Visual Projects Editor
Natalie M. Krebs, Senior Editor, Outdoor Life
Ellen Kunes, Health and Food Content Leader, Consumer Reports
Adam B. Kushner, Outlook Editor, The Washington Post
Yanick Rice Lamb, Chair, Howard University Department of Media, Journalism and Film
Randall Lane, Chief Content Officer, Forbes
James Ledbetter, Editor, Inc. Magazine and Inc.com
Edmund Lee, Managing Editor, Recode
Lori Leibovich, Editor in Chief, Health, TIME Health
Sarah Leonard, Features Editor, The Nation
Tim Leong, Executive Editor, Entertainment Weekly
Joe Levy, Contributing Editor, The Village Voice
Steven Levy, Editor at Large, Wired
Kate Lewis, Senior Vice President, Editorial Director, Hearst Magazines Digital Media
Dennis Lewon, Editor in Chief, Backpacker
Eve MacSweeney, Features Director, Vogue
Jennifer D. Madara, Creative Director, Better Homes & Gardens
Leonor Mamanna, Senior Photo Editor, Bloomberg Pursuits
Katherine Mangu-Ward, Editor in Chief, Reason
Tim Marchman, Editor in Chief, Deadspin
Meg Marco, Editor, Digital Content Strategy, The Wall Street Journal
James Marcus, Editor, Harper’s Magazine
Jason Mark, Editor in Chief, Sierra
Paul Martinez, Executive Creative Director, Departures, Travel + Leisure, Fortune, Money
Sommer Mathis, Editor in Chief, Atlas Obscura
David Matt, Vice President, Creative + Content, The Foundry @ Time Inc.
Mark McClusky, Digital Editor, Sports Illustrated Group
Tom McGrath, Editor, Philadelphia Magazine
Douglas McGray, Editor in Chief, The California Sunday Magazine and Pop-Up Magazine
Cathleen McGuigan, Editor in Chief, Architectural Record
Bradford McKee, Editor, Landscape Architecture Magazine
Trevor Meers, Editorial Content Director, Midwest Living, Meredith Travel Marketing Content Studio
James Meigs, Writer
Mary Melton, Editor, Godfrey Dadich Partners
Kevin Merida, Senior Vice President, ESPN, The Undefeated
Rachel Davis Mersey, Associate Professor, Northwestern University
Sarah Gray Miller, Editor in Chief, Modern Farmer
Stephen Mooallem, Editor in Chief, The Village Voice
Janice Morris, Head of Lifestyle and Publishing Partnerships, Twitter
Axie Navas, Executive Editor, Outside
Nicolas Neubeck, Creative Director, Hearst Digital Media
Amy O’Connor, Vice President, Editorial Director, Everyday Health Inc.
Barbara O’Dair, Editor in Chief, Prevention
Amy Odell, Editor, Cosmopolitan.com
Kristina O’Neill, Editor in Chief, WSJ. Magazine
Betty Wong Ortiz, Editor in Chief, Runner’s World
Puja Patel, Editor in Chief, Spin
Ben Pauker, Executive Editor, Foreign Policy
Abe Peck, Director, B2B Media, Medill School of Journalism/Northwestern University
Jodi Peckman, Creative Director, Rolling Stone
Danielle Pergament, Executive Editor, Allure
Abigail Pesta, Journalist and Author, Cosmopolitan, The New York Times, Marie Claire, The Wall Street Journal
Phillip Picardi, Digital Editorial Director, Allure and Teen Vogue; Chief Creative Officer, them
Sean Plottner, Editor, Dartmouth Alumni Magazine
Alex Pollack, Consultant; Visuals Director, GOOP Quarterly
Kyle Pope, Editor and Publisher, Columbia Journalism Review
Robert Priest, Co-Founder and Creative Director, Priest and Grace
Jody Quon, Director of Photography, New York
John Rasmus, Editorial Director, Untrodden
Evan Ratliff, Editor in Chief, The Atavist
Leigh Belz Ray, Features and News Director, InStyle
Elliott Rebhun, Vice President, Editor in Chief, Scholastic Classroom Magazines
David Remnick, Editor, The New Yorker
Paul Reyes, Editor, Virginia Quarterly Review
Mark Richardson, Executive Editor, Pitchfork
Betsy Riley, Editor in Chief, Atlanta
Tatsha Robertson, Writer, Editor, Author
Whitney Robinson, Editor in Chief, ELLE Décor
Gideon Rose, Editor, Foreign Affairs
Adam Sachs, Editor in Chief, Saveur
Anne Sachs, Executive Digital Director, W
Matt Schoen, Executive Design Director, VICE
Eric Schurenberg, Chief Executive Officer, Mansueto Ventures
Geraldine Sealey, Features Editor, The Marshall Project
Michael Segal, Editor in Chief, Nautilus
Bill Shapiro, Editor in Chief, Getty Images
Jeff Sharlet, Associate Professor of Literary Journalism, Dartmouth College
Elizabeth Anne Shaw, Editor in Chief, FamilyFun
Joshua Wolf Shenk, Editor in Chief, The Believer
Leta Shy, Executive Editor, SELF
Debra Adams Simmons, Executive Editor, Culture, National Geographic
Sally Singer, Creative Digital Director, Vogue
William Sisson, Editor in Chief, Anglers Journal
Stephen Skalocky, Creative Director, Sports Illustrated
Jonathan Skillings, Managing Editor, CNET News and CNET Magazine
Caroline Smith, Editor, Visuals and Photography, Topic.com
Sarah Smith, Executive Editor, Redbook
Mark Solheim, Editor, Kiplinger’s Personal Finance
Michael Solomon, Editor, ForbesLife
Elizabeth Sporkin, Executive Editor, People
Caroline Stanley, Executive Editor, Refinery29
Dr. Catherine M. Staub, Peggy Fisher and Larry Stelter Chair of Magazine Journalism, Drake University
Ron Stodghill, Associate Professor, University of Missouri
George Stone, Editor in Chief, National Geographic Traveler
Kelly Stout, Features Editor, Jezebel
Bill Strickland, Editorial Director, Hearst Enthusiast Group
Eric Sullivan, Senior Editor, Esquire
Tim Taliaferro, Editor in Chief, Texas Monthly
Nathan Thornburgh, Co-Founder, Roads & Kingdoms
Matt Tierney, Design Director, Road & Track
Siung Tjia, Design Director, The New Republic
Jennifer Tung, Executive Editor, Martha Stewart Living
Newell Turner, Editorial Director, Hearst Design Group
Geoff Van Dyke, Editorial Director, 5280
Norman Vanamee, Articles Director, Town & Country
Greg Veis, Executive Editor, HuffPost Highline
Chris Vogel, Editor in Chief, Boston
Chin Wang, Creative Director, ESPN The Magazine and ESPN.com
Kate Ward, Editor in Chief, Bustle Digital Group
Joel Weber, Editor, Bloomberg Businessweek
Brad Wieners, Executive Editor, Men’s Health
Kim Wolfkill, Editor in Chief, Road & Track
Patti Wolter, Associate Professor, Medill School of Journalism/Northwestern University
Abi Wright, Executive Director, Prizes, Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism
Susan Wyland, Editor in Chief, This Old House
Leslie Yazel, Editor in Chief, Real Simple
Daniel Zalewski, Features Director, The New Yorker

Affiliations listed are at time of judging

 

 

 

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