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Cosmopolitan is a monthly magazine for young women. Subjects: beauty, fashion, self-help, relationships, sex, fitness, health, food, pop culture, entertainment, books, careers, workplace, and more.
The magazine now has a section called Cosmo Reads, which features book notices and short reviews (3/16).
Cosmopolitan Magazine Editors
Joanna Coles, Editor-in-Chief
Leslie Yazel, Executive Editor
John Dioso, Executive Managing Editor
Sara Austin, Senior Deputy Editor, Work. Also edits the Body section. She featured an excerpt from Adam Grant’s Originals (3/16).
Katie Connor, Deputy Editor
Dana Stern Schwartz, Executive Entertainment Director
Sergio Kletnoy, Music and Entertainment Editor
Camille Perri, Books Editor-at-Large
The March issue featured notices about the following fiction: Dana Spiotta’s Innocents and Others, Tracy McMillan’s Multiple Listings, Cynthia D’Aprix Sweeney’s The Next, Helen Oyeyemi’s What Is Not Yours Is Not Yours, and Lyndsay Faye’s Jane Steele. It also featured Rebecca Traister’s All the Single Ladies, Zach Anner’s If at Birth You Don’t Succeed, Augusten Burroughs’s Lust & Wonder, Melissa Broder’s So Sad Today, Shirin Ebadi’s Until We Are Free, Ellen Feldman’s Terrible Virtue, and Ellen Malcom’s When Women Win (3/16).
Marina Khidekel, Deputy Editor, Features and Brand Extensions. Edits the Love/Lust section. Featured an excerpt from Heather Havrilesky’s How to Be a Person in the World (3/16).
Danielle McNally, Senior Editor, Food Buzz and Happiness Buzz. Also co-editor of the Body section. Interviewed Maria Menounos, author of The EveryGirl’s Guide to Cooking (3/16). Featured a notice about Chrissy Teigen’s Cravings cookbook (3/16). Featured advice from Rachel Bertsche, author of MWF Seeking BFF (3/16).
Julie Vadnal, Senior Editor. Writes for the Love/Lust section.
Emily C. Johnson, Senior Associate Editor. Reported for the Confessions section.
Judith Ohikuare, Associate Editor
Rachel Mosely, Assistant Editor
Leah Wyar, Executive Beauty Director, Beauty Q&A. Email: firstname.lastname@example.org. Featured a recommendation for Deborah Rhode’s The Beauty Bias (9/10).
Jessica Marlin, Deputy Beauty Editor
Loni Venti, Senior Beauty Editor
Lauren Balsamo, Associate Beauty Editor
Aya Kanai, Executive Fashion Director
Sarah Conly, Fashion Market Director
James Worthington DeMolet, Senior Fashion Editor
Aeyung Kim and Adam Mansuroglu, Fashion Editors
Logan Hill, Columnist, Ask Him Anything. Email: email@example.com. Q&A advice from a man.
Linda Fairstein, author of Silent Mercy and other thrillers, wrote an article on rape evidence going uncollected, misfiled, etc. Here’s an example of a novelist writing a nonfiction article that covers material often featured in her novels – as a way of reaching a perfectly targeted audience for her novels (4/11).
Amy Odell, Editor, Cosmopolitan.com
Lorie Fradkin, Executive Features Editor
Patti Greco, Entertainment Editor
Eliza Thompson, Associate Entertainment Editor
Helin Jung, Executive Lifestyle Editor
Emma Barker, Senior Sex and Relationships Editor
Lane Moore and Hannah Smothers, Sex and Relationships Editors
Elisa Benson, Social Director
Carly Cardellino, Senior Beauty Editor
Charles Manning, Senior Style Editor
Elizabeth Narins, Fitness and Health Editor
Alex Rees, Pop Culture Editor
Bitch It Out! — Vent your gripes and crazy situations. Tweet or Gram your gripe and photo (a must); hashtag @bitchitout. Or email to firstname.lastname@example.org with subject: Bitch It Out.
Cosmopolitan Social Media
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Cosmopolitan Pitching Tip
Note: The key way to get started with Cosmopolitan is through their online editors. Lots of way in: pop culture, fitness, health, entertainment, beauty, style, sex, relationships, or social media.