Ellie Awards 2020 Judges

JUDGING LEADERS

Joe Brown Editor in Chief, Popular Science
Maile Carpenter Editor in Chief, Food Network Magazine and The Pioneer Woman Magazine
Jonathan Dorn Chief Innovation Officer, Active Interest Media
Sid Evans Editor in Chief, Southern Living
Jeffrey Goldberg Editor in Chief, The Atlantic
Ben Goldberger Executive Editor, TIME
David Granger Agent, Aevitas Creative Management
Anna Holmes Executive Vice President, Higher Ground Productions
Adi Ignatius Editor in Chief, Harvard Business Review Group
Clara Jeffery Editor in Chief, Mother Jones
Radhika Jones Editor in Chief, Vanity Fair
Christopher Keyes Vice President and Editor, Outside
Amanda Kludt Senior Vice President, Eater and Curbed, and Editor in Chief, Eater
Cindi Leive Senior Fellow, USC Annenberg Center on Communication Leadership and Policy
Alison Overholt Senior Vice President, Multiplatform Storytelling and Journalism, ESPN
Paul Reyes Editor, Virginia Quarterly Review
Brooke Siegel Vice President, Content, Hearst Magazines
Debra Adams Simmons Executive Editor, Culture and History, National Geographic
Sally Singer Creative Director, Vogue
Susan Spencer Editor in Chief, Woman's Day
Nicholas Thompson Editor in Chief, WIRED
Duy Linh Tu Professor of Journalism, Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism, and Founder, Resolution Seven
Julia Turner Deputy Managing Editor, Los Angeles Times
Charles Whitaker Dean, Medill School of Journalism, Northwestern University

JUDGES

Kayla Webley Adler Deputy Editor, ELLE
Max Adler Editorial Director, Golf Digest
Mel Allen Editor, Yankee
Eddie Alterman Chief Brand Officer, Hearst Autos
Julie Alvin Senior Vice President, Editorial Strategy and Development, Refinery29
Kainaz Amaria Visuals Editor, Vox
Jessica Cumberbatch Anderson Lifestyle Journalist
Elizabeth Angell, Digital Director, Town & Country and ELLE Décor
Gabriel Arana Contributing Editor, The American Prospect
Shaye Areheart Director, Columbia Publishing Course at Columbia University and Exeter College, Oxford
Jesse Ashlock Editor, U.S., Condé Nast Traveler
Jenny Bailly Executive Beauty Director, Allure
Christene Barberich Global Editor in Chief and Co-Founder, Refinery29
James Bareham Creative Director, Vox Media Networks
Jenny Barnett Editor and Publisher, Cornell Alumni Magazine
David Barreda Photo Editor
Jon Baskin Editor, The Point
Patrik Henry Bass Senior Editor, HarperCollins Publishers
Grace Bastidas Editor in Chief, Parents Latina
Gina Batlle Associate Creative Director, COMPLEX
Christopher Beha Editor, Harper's Magazine
Matthew Belloni Editorial Director, The Hollywood Reporter
Gary Belsky Chief Creative Officer, Elland Road Partners
Allison Benedikt Executive Editor, Slate
Alexandra Ben-Gurion Visuals and Content Director, W Magazine
Laura Bennett Editorial Director, Slate
Damon Beres Editor in Chief, One Zero at Medium
Elena Bergeron Assistant Editor, The New York Times
Amy Bernstein Editor, Harvard Business Review
Jill Bernstein Editorial Director, Fast Company
H. Emerson Blake Editor in Chief, Orion
Sarah Blustain Executive Editor, Type Investigations
Meredith Bodgas Editor in Chief, Working Mother
Jennifer Bogo Vice President, Content, National Audubon Society
Sudip Bose Managing Editor, The American Scholar
Kelly Bourdet Editor in Chief, Gizmodo
Richard Bradley Editor at Large, Worth
Curtis Brainard Acting Editor in Chief, Scientific American
Laura Brounstein
Abram Brown
Senior Editor, Forbes
Carrie Brown Director, Social Journalism, Craig Newmark Graduate School of Journalism at CUNY
Peter Brown Editorial Consultant
Cian Browne Design Director, W Magazine
Rachel Buchholz Editor in Chief, National Geographic Kids Magazine and Digital
Stella Bugbee Senior Vice President, Editor in Chief, The Cut
James Burnett Editorial Director, The Trace
Nicholas Carlson Global Editor in Chief, Insider
Andrea Chambers Executive Director, New York University Center for Publishing
Jacqui Cheng Technology Journalist
Sarah Collins Editor in Chief, Elemental
Emily Cooke Editorial Director, The New Republic
Leah Faye Cooper Editorial Director, Coveteur
Julia Cosgrove Vice President and Editor in Chief, AFAR Media
Sarah Cristobal Executive Features Director, InStyle
Ryan D'Agostino Editorial Director, Projects, Hearst
Kate Dailey Managing Editor, Operations, Vox
Mike Dang Editor in Chief, Longreads
Lucy Danziger Founder and Chief Executive Officer, Hinted; Editorial Director, The Beet
Seyward Darby Editor in Chief, The Atavist
Arianna Davis Digital Director, OprahMag.com
Vanessa K. De Luca Editor in Chief, ZORA, a Medium Publication
Mariette DiChristina Dean and Professor of the Practice in Journalism, Boston University College of Communication
Diane Dragan Director, Editorial Operations, Architectural Digest
Beth Dreher Executive Editor, Woman's Day
Katie Drummond Senior Vice President, Global Content, VICE Media
Simon Dumenco Editor at Large, Ad Age
Julia Edelstein Editor in Chief, Parents
Tasha Eichenseher Managing Director, Digital Media, Yoga Journal
Nancy Einhart Executive Editor, POPSUGAR
Greg Emmanuel Chief Content Officer, Men's Journal
Mia Feitel Design Director, ELLE.com
Michael Fell Editor in Chief, TV Guide Magazine
Robin Fields Managing Editor, ProPublica
Dan Fierman Head, Higher Ground Audio
Adam Figman Head of Content, SLAM Media
Jon Fine
Leah Finnegan
Executive Editor, The Outline
Peter Flax Editor in Chief, The Red Bulletin
Leah Flickinger Director of Content Creation, Hearst Enthusiast Group
Oma Blaise Ford Executive Editor, Better Homes and Gardens
Chloe K. Fox Executive Editor, Boston Review
Geoffrey Gagnon Executive Editor, GQ
Maggie Galehouse Editor, TMC Pulse
James Ross Gardner Editor at Large, Seattle Met
James Geary Deputy Curator, Nieman Foundation; Editor, Nieman Reports
Keith Gessen Professor, Columbia Journalism School
Melissa Geurts Creative Director, Good Housekeeping
Didi Gluck Editor in Chief, The Plum
Jon Gluck Editorial Director, Special Projects, Medium
Evan Goldstein Managing Editor, The Chronicle of Higher Education
Dan Goodgame Editor in Chief, Texas Monthly
Nancy Perry Graham Senior Editorial Director, Donor Publications, Stand Together
Bob Grant Editor in Chief, The Scientist
Adrienne Green Senior Editor, The Cut
Megan Greenwell Editor, WIRED.com
Ryan Grim Executive Digital Editor, Food & Wine
D.D. Guttenplan Editor, The Nation
David Hajdu Critic, The Nation, and Professor, Columbia Graduate School of Journalism
Jermaine Hall Editor in Chief, LEVEL
Reyhan Harmanci Deputy Head of Programming, Gimlet
Christine Harper Editor, Bloomberg Markets
David Haskell Editor in Chief, New York
Mangesh Hattikudur Senior Vice President, Podcast Development, iHeart/HowStuffWorks
Bethany Heitman Editor at Large, Health
Peter Hemmel Creative Director, Woman's Day and Prevention
Elizabeth Meyers Hendrickson Associate Professor, Ohio University
Samantha Henig Executive Editor, Strategy, BuzzFeed News
Peter Herbert Lead Art Director, Fortune
Stephen Heuser Editor, Politico Magazine
Amanda Hinnant Associate Professor, Missouri School of Journalism
Roger Hodge Deputy Editor, The Intercept
Donovan Hohn Writer, W. W. Norton
Helen Hollyman Editor in Chief, Thrillist
Claire Howorth, Executive Editor, Vanity Fair
Kim Hubbard Editor at Large, Books, People
Elizabeth Hudson Editor in Chief, Our State
Jude Isabella Editor in Chief, Hakai
Sam Jacobs Deputy Editor, TIME
Mark Jannot Editor, Uncommon Path
Whitney Joiner Articles Editor, The Washington Post Magazine
Richard Just Editor, The Washington Post Magazine
Deanne Hess Kaczerski Digital Executive Editor, Travel + Leisure and Departures
Eliot Kaplan Retired Vice President, Talent Acquisition, Hearst Magazines
Esther Kaplan Executive Editor, Reveal From the Center for Investigative Reporting
Janice Kaplan Author and Consultant
Colin Kearns Editor in Chief, Field & Stream
Maria G. Keehan Creative Director, Smithsonian
Emily Kehe Creative Director, Real Simple
Lauren Kern Editor in Chief, Apple News
Silvia Killingsworth Digital Editor, Bloomberg Businessweek
Richard Kim Enterprise Director, HuffPost
Joyann King Executive Editorial Director, HarpersBazaar.com
Lindsey B. King Deputy Editor, 5280
Nathalie Kirsheh Creative Director, Allure, Glamour and SELF
Chris Knutsen, Executive Editor, WSJ. Magazine
Kelli María Korducki Senior Editor, Books, Forge by Medium
Laura Kostelny Executive Editor, Country Living
Natalie Krebs Senior Editor, Outdoor Life and Field & Stream
Ellen Kunes Deputy Content Director, Consumer Reports
Adam B. Kushner Outlook Editor, The Washington Post
Adrienne LaFrance Executive Editor, The Atlantic
Yanick Rice Lamb Professor of Journalism, Howard University
Keisha Lamothe Video Lead, CultureTrip
Edmund Lee Reporter, The New York Times
Kevin Lerner Assistant Professor of Journalism, Marist College
Joe Levy Editor at Large, Billboard
Dennis Lewon Director of Content, AIM Active Living Group
Lowen Liu Deputy Editor, Slate
Phillip Longman Senior Editor, The Washington Monthly
Scott Lucas Deputy Editor, Business and Technology, BuzzFeed News
Lauren Lumsden Freelance Video/Editorial Consultant
Jessica Lustig Deputy Editor, The New York Times Magazine
Moana Luu Chief Content and Creative Officer, ESSENCE
Gerald Maa Director and Editor, The Georgia Review
Jennifer D. Madara Creative Director, Better Homes and Gardens
Apoorva Mandavilli Editor in Chief, Spectrum
Katherine Mangu-Ward Editor in Chief, Reason
Margaret Mannix Vice President and Editor in Chief, AARP.org
Meg Marco Senior Editor, ProPublica
Jason Mark Editor in Chief, Sierra
Sommer Mathis Editor in Chief, Atlas Obscura
David Matt Vice President, Creative, Content and Strategy, The Foundry @ Meredith
Nathan Matthews Vice President, Digital Content Business, Bonnier Media
John McAlley Executive Editor, GOLF
Pamela Maffei McCarthy Deputy Editor, The New Yorker
Tom McGrath Editor, Philadelphia
Douglas McGray Editor in Chief, The California Sunday Magazine and Pop-Up Magazine
Cathleen McGuigan Editor in Chief, Architectural Record
Marshall McKinney Creative Director, Garden & Gun
Stephanie Mehta Editor in Chief, Fast Company
James B. Meigs Writer
Mary Melton Editorial Director, Godfrey Dadich Partners
Rachel Davis Mersey Professor, Northwestern University
Sabine Meyer Photography Director, National Audubon Society
Sarah Gray Miller Editor in Chief, Saveur
Molly Mirhashem Digital Deputy Editor, Outside
Lisa Moore Editorial Director, National Wildlife
Rachel Morris Executive Editor, HuffPost Highline
Courtney Murphy Creative Director, Reader's Digest
Wendy Naugle Deputy Editor, People
Phoebe Neidl Features Editor, Rolling Stone
Emily Nemens Editor, The Paris Review
Nicolas Neubeck Creative Director, HearstMade
Robert Newman Creative Director, This Old House Ventures
Jayne Haugen Olson Editor in Chief, Mpls.St.Paul
Kristina O'Neill Editor in Chief, WSJ. Magazine
Ben Osborne Editor in Chief, Bleacher Report
Michele Outland Creative Director, Bon Appétit
Minju Pak Executive Managing Editor, T: The New York Times Style Magazine
Puja Patel Editor in Chief, Pitchfork
Ben Pauker Managing Editor, News, Vox
Danielle Pergament Editor at Large, goop
Alan Pittman Managing Editor, Golf Digest
Liz Plosser Editor in Chief, Women's Health
Sara Polsky Deputy Editor, Curbed
Kyle Pope Editor and Publisher, The Columbia Journalism Review
Corey S. Powell Contributing Editor, Discover
Jessie Price Editor in Chief, EatingWell
Robert Priest Creative Director, Priest and Grace
Jeannie Ralston Co-Founder and Editor in Chief, NextTribe.com
Adam Rapoport Editor in Chief, Bon Appétit
John Rasmus Editorial Director, Untrodden
Evan Ratliff Author
Elliott Rebhun Scholastic
Jessica Reed Head of Features and Associate Editor, Guardian US
Jennifer Reut Senior Editor, Landscape Architecture
Betsy Riley Editor in Chief, Atlanta
Gideon Rose Editor, Foreign Affairs
Debra B. Rosenberg Executive Editor, Smithsonian
Emma Rosenblum Editor in Chief, Bustle Digital Group
Diane Salvatore Editor in Chief, Consumer Reports
Michael Schaffer Editor, Washingtonian
Laura Schocker Editor in Chief, Apartment Therapy
Eric Schurenberg Chief Executive Officer, Mansueto Ventures
Geraldine Sealey Managing Editor, The Marshall Project
Indrani Sen Editor in Chief, Forge at Medium
Gene Seymour Writer, CNN.com, BookForum
Noah Shachtman Editor in Chief, The Daily Beast
Bill Shapiro Former Editor in Chief, LIFE
Don Share Editor, POETRY
Jeff Sharlet Associate Professor of English and Creative Writing, Dartmouth College
Julianne Escobedo Shepherd Editor in Chief, Jezebel
Nancy Shute Editor in Chief, Science News
Leta Shy Digital Director, SELF
Danyel Smith Writer and Editor
Emmet Smith Creative Director, National Geographic
Sarah Smith Content Director, Prevention
Emma Span Managing Editor, MLB, The Athletic
Nykia Spradley Writer and Content Curator
Catherine M. Staub Peggy Fisher and Larry Stelter Chair of Magazine Media, Drake University
Jon Steinberg Creative Director, Epic Digital
Ron Stodghill Associate Professor, University of Missouri
George W. Stone Editor in Chief, National Geographic Traveler
Bill Strickland Editorial Director, Hearst Enthusiast Group
Eric Sullivan Senior Editor, Esquire
Nikhil Swaminathan Executive Editor, Grist
David Tamarkin Digital Director, Epicurious
Jonathan Tepperman Editor in Chief, Foreign Policy
Matt Thompson Editor in Chief, Reveal From the Center for Investigative Reporting
John R. Timmer Senior Science Editor, Ars Technica
Jennifer Tung Executive Editor, Martha Stewart Living
Geoff Van Dyke Editorial Director, 5280
Norman Vanamee Articles Director, Town & Country
Brendan Vaughan Editor in Chief, GEN
Greg Veis Senior Editor, Apple News
Nadia Vellam Photography and Video Director, T: The New York Times Style Magazine
Amber Venerable Visuals Director, SELF
Chris Vogel Editor in Chief, Boston
Bryan Walsh Contributing Editor, OneZero
Bill Wasik Deputy Editor, The New York Times Magazine
Deborah Way Deputy Editor, O, The Oprah Magazine
Joel Weber Editor, Bloomberg Businessweek
Gillian B. White Deputy Editor, The Atlantic
Patti Wolter Professor, Medill School of Journalism, Northwestern University
Abi Wright Executive Director, Professional Prizes, Columbia Journalism School
Leslie Yazel Media Consultant/Adjunct Professor
Tom Zeller Jr. Editor in Chief, Undark

NATIONAL MAGAZINE AWARDS 2020 BOARD

Joe Brown Editor in Chief, Popular Science
Steve Coll Dean and Henry R. Luce Professor of Journalism, Columbia Journalism School
Lucy Danziger Founder and Chief Executive Officer, Hinted; Editorial Director, The Beet
Jonathan Dorn Chief Innovation Officer, Active Interest Media
Mark Jannot Story Editor, The New York Times Magazine; President ASME, 2013-2015
Clara Jeffery Editor in Chief, Mother Jones
Lucy Kaylin Editor in Chief, O, The Oprah Magazine
Christopher Keyes Vice President and Editor, Outside; President, ASME, 2017-2019
Cindi Leive Senior Fellow, USC Annenberg Center on Communication Leadership and Policy
Janice Min Vice President, ASME, 2017-2019
Stephen Orr Vice President, Group Editorial Director, Meredith Corporation; Editor in Chief, Better Homes & Gardens
Nicholas Thompson Editor in Chief, WIRED
Charles Whitaker Dean, Medill School of Journalism, Northwestern University
Abi Wright Executive Director, Prizes, Columbia Journalism School
Sid Holt Executive Director, ASME, Ex Officio

ASME 2019-2020 BOARD OF DIRECTORS

Christene Barberich Global Editor in Chief and Co-Founder, Refinery29
Joe Brown Editor in Chief, Popular Science
Jonathan Dorn Chief Innovation Officer, Active Interest Media
Edward Felsenthal Editor in Chief, TIME
Clara Jeffery Editor in Chief, Mother Jones
Anna Holmes Executive Vice President, Higher Ground Productions
Lucy Kaylin Editor in Chief, O, The Oprah Magazine
Christopher Keyes Vice President and Editor, Outside
Amanda Kludt Senior Vice President, Eater and Curbed, and Editor in Chief, Eater
Janice Min Vice President, ASME
Stephen Orr Vice President, Group Editorial Director, Meredith Corporation; Editor in Chief, Better Homes & Gardens
Alison Overholt Senior Vice President, Multiplatform Storytelling and Journalism, ESPN
Brooke Siegel Vice President, Content, Hearst Digital Media
Nicholas Thompson Editor in Chief, WIRED
Julia Turner Deputy Managing Editor, Los Angeles Times
Charles Whitaker Dean, Medill School of Journalism, Northwestern University

Titles and affiliations listed were at time of judging