Meredith Rollins was named editor-in-chief of Redbook magazine in June 2014. Under her direction, Redbook has a renewed focus on real women and accessible style and beauty
coverage, which has resonated with readers: In 2015 Redbook was the only title in its category to show growth in newsstand sales, was named Adweek’s Hottest Women’s Magazine, and won Adweek’s Readers’ Choice Award. The September cover—a photograph of the winners of the magazine’s Real Women Style Awards—was a finalist for ASME’s Cover of the Year. Redbook has also won three Clarion Awards and a MIN Editorial Design Award under Rollins’s tenure. In 2014, the Business and Professional Women’s Foundation awarded Rollins with the Working Women Helping Women Work® award, which honors and salutes extraordinary women who epitomize what it means to be a woman leader in the workplace. The National Eating Disorder Association also honored Rollins this year with the NEDA Inspires Award for Corporate Responsibility. Through Authenticity in Advertising & Image. In 2016, Rollins was honored at FOLIO’s Top Women in Media Awards for her industry leadership.
Before becoming editor-in-chief, Rollins had been the executive editor of Redbook since 2010. Prior to joining Redbook, she was the executive editor at Lucky for six years. She’s also held positions at W and New York Magazine. Rollins has made numerous appearances on national television, including TODAY and Good Morning America. She has written articles for The New York Times, the Huffington Post, and New York, among other publications.
She lives in Manhattan with her husband and two young sons.