American Society of Magazine Editors

Food and Nutrition Editor at Prevention

Prevention, the leading health and wellness brand, seeks a creative, organized, and resourceful Food & Nutrition Editor to join our staff in either our New York or Emmaus, PA location. This position reports to the Executive Editor.

The candidate will work closely with senior staff to develop content that is newsworthy and engaging. Responsibilities will include researching ideas, writing story proposals, assigning compelling articles, and editing to a high degree of excellence.

The ideal candidate is a curious and energetic journalist, a self-starter with great organizational skills, and an immediate contributor in terms of generating and executing ideas. The candidate should be able to thrive in a fast-paced environment, juggle various tasks, and work well with Prevention staff and others throughout the company. Professionalism, creativity, and accountability are musts; personal interest and experience in food, nutrition, health and wellness is a plus.


  • Working with senior members of the editorial team to develop superb content
  • Generating compelling ideas and shaping them to meet readers’ needs
  • Overseeing columns and features from proposal through shipping
  • Upholding the highest health journalism standards

Education / Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in journalism or English required; master’s degree a plus
  • 5 to 7 years’ experience as an editor in similar capacity
  • Experience in health research and reporting
  • Outstanding writing and editing skills
  • Familiarity with K4 or similar publishing system
  • Familiarity with online publishing and content creation for the web

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About Rodale Inc. Rodale Inc. is a global health and wellness content company based in Emmaus, Pennsylvania and New York, New York. Known for launching the organic movement in the U.S. in 1942, the company operates today with a mission to “inspire health, healing, happiness and love in the world. Starting with you.” Home to a broad portfolio of best-in-class brands, Rodale engages more than 100 million people globally through an array of products and services that include magazines, books, online, mobile, e-commerce, direct-to-consumer, social, video and events. With 100 editions in 67 countries, Rodale publishes the largest, most established health and wellness lifestyle brands, including Men’s Health, Prevention, Women’s Health, Runner’s World, Bicycling, and Rodale’s Organic Life. Rodale Books is the premier destination for wellness content with a purpose, publishing conversation-changing titles that include Jessica Alba’s The Honest Life, Alicia Silverstone’s The Kind Diet, former Vice President Al Gore’s An Inconvenient Truth, Starbucks CEO Howard Schultz’s Onward, Maria Rodale’s Organic Manifesto and Scratch, and Dave Asprey’s The Bulletproof Diet. The Rodale Books website,, is a content and community hub where visitors can find inspiration and information from the world’s top wellness experts. Rodale also produces numerous branded experiences that draw more than 100,000 participants annually. Rodale is a certified member of The Women’s Business Enterprise National Council (WBENC) and has received numerous industry accolades, including spots on Folio’s Top Places to Work in Media and Greatist’s Healthiest Companies in America lists, and has also been recognized as one of the Top 100 Best Adoption Friendly Workplaces.

Monday, February 6, 2017
New York, NY or Emmaus, PA