American Society of Magazine Editors

Chandra Turner

Executive Editor


Chandra Turner is the executive editor of Parents magazine, where she leads a team of editors to create compelling, service-driven content for ParentsParents, which has more than 12 million readers, has won numerous awards in Chandra's tenure, including back-to-back nominations for a National Magazine Award in General Excellence in 2015 and 2016. Before Parents, Chandra was the executive editor of CosmoGirl. Chandra has been an editor at Ladies’ Home Journal, Cosmopolitan, YM and Glamour. 

Chandra is also the president of Ed2010. Chandra founded the networking and mentoring organization in 1997, which has now grown into a popular website for Millennials who are starting their careers in magazine media. Chandra manages all of the content and social media for Ed2010, which has been consistently nominated as one of Forbes' Best Websites for Women. Chandra also manages Ed2010's nationwide staff of 50-plus volunteers who organize career workshops, campus chapters, networking events, and Ed's long-running scholarship program for unpaid interns, the Ed Trust Fund. 

Chandra has a journalism degree from Indiana University in loomington, Indiana. She lives in Westchester, New York with her husband, two children, and puppy.