American Society of Magazine Editors

Colin Kearns

Senior Deputy Editor

Field & Stream

Colin Kearns is a senior deputy editor at Field & Stream—where he was an ASME intern in 2004. After graduating from Indiana University, where he studied journalism and English, Kearns was hired as an editorial assistant at Salt Water Sportsman magazine, and worked there for three years before moving to Field & Stream in 2008.

Among some of his bigger responsibilities at F&S, Kearns directs all of the magazine's cover packages and front-of-book sections; oversees the tablet editions of the magazine; conceptualizes long-form content for the website; and edits all of the brand's food coverage. Since Kearns has been at Field & Stream, the brand has been nominated for nine National Magazine Awards—winning twice for General Excellence, including in 2014. He lives in Manhattan with his wife, Amanda, whom he met in the ASME internship program.