Michele Promaulayko is an award-winning print and digital editor. She is currently the Editorial-Director-at-Large for THE WELL and an advisor to several healthy lifestyle brands. Most recently, she was the Editor-in-Chief of Cosmopolitan, the largest women’s media brand in the world, and the Editorial Director of Hearst’s Young Women’s Group, which also includes Women’s Health and Seventeen.
Previously, she served as the Editor-in-Chief of Yahoo Health, and before that, she was the Editor-in-Chief of Women’s Health for six years where she oversaw the magazine, digital site, apps and books. In 2011, Women’s Health won the prestigious National Magazine Award for General Excellence and was again nominated for that same honor in 2013, 2014 and 2015. In 2017, Cosmo won a National Magazine Award for Personal Service and received another nod for that accolade in 2018.
Michele is the author of two books on wellness, Look Better Naked and 20 Pounds Younger, and is working on a third. She has been an expert guest on TV programs including Today, Good Morning America, The Doctors, CNN, EXTRA, Rachael Ray, Fox News and The Dr. Oz Show. Michele was also chosen to participate in the inaugural group of mentors for the Gloria Steinem Media Mentoring Program at the Institute for Women’s Leadership at Rutgers University. She resides in Manhattan.