Publicity Opportunity: Cosmopolitan Magazine

Cosmopolitan Magazine

Cosmo Magazine EditorsHearst Magazines

300 West 57th Street, 38th Floor

New York NY 10019




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).

Also edits the Confessions page; Email dirty details to And the Worst Dates Ever page. Email:

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: 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: Q&A advice from a man.

Sex Q&A. Email: Submit questions here:

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,

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 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.

About John Kremer

John Kremer is author of 1001 Ways to Market Your Books, the Relationships Matter Marketing program, and many other books and reports on book marketing, Internet marketing, social media, and book publicity. -- .

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