Michele Promaulayko

Michele Promaulayko is the Editor-in-Chief of Yahoo Health, a new digital magazine offering the latest need-to-know news and expert advice on modern health, fitness, nutrition and wellness topics.
Previously, she was for six years the Vice President/Editor-in-Chief of Women’s Health, one of the fastest growing women’s magazines in the world. Promaulayko was responsible for all facets of the brand, including the magazine, website, digital applications, books and 28 international editions. In 2009, Promaulayko authored Look Better Naked: The 6-Week Plan To Your Leanest, Hottest, Body—Ever.

In 2011, Women’s Health won its first National Magazine Award for General Excellence in the Fashion, Service, and Lifestyle category and was again nominated for the same award in 2013. The magazine was nominated in 2014 for its third ASME in the Active Interest category. Women’s Health has been included in Adweek’s annual Hot List two times and was nominated for a third in 2013, as well as listed on Advertising Age’s annual A-List in 2013. In October 2009, Advertising Age named Women’s Health “Magazine of the Year," praising the title for operating as a brand, stating “most magazines say they’re brands too, but Women’s Health is (power) walking the talk.” Both lists recognize magazines for outstanding performance in circulation, advertising, and overall buzz within the industry.

Before joining Women’s Health, Promaulayko was Executive Editor of Cosmopolitan for eight years. She has been an expert guest on television programs such as Today, The Early Show, Katie Show, The Doctors, The Rachael Ray Show, CNN, EXTRA, and Fox News.

Promaulayko received her Bachelor of Arts Degree in Journalism from Rutgers University. She resides in Manhattan.
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