Cosmopolitan is the world’s largest women’s magazine with 18 million readers each month, Cosmo is the biggest-selling monthly magazine on U.S. newsstands and a leader in the digital, social media and tablet space. The episode will feature five new candidates competing for an editorial assistant position with Cosmopolitan.
Joyce M. Chang - Executive Editor, Cosmopolitan: Joyce M. Chang is the Executive Editor of Cosmopolitan. In October 2012, she moved over from Marie Claire where she had been Executive Editor since 2011. Prior to Marie Claire, Chang was Deputy Editor at People StyleWatch magazine. Earlier in her career, she held positions at People, Lucky, The New York Times Magazine, and Allure. She has appeared regularly on various network news programs, TODAY, E!, Access Hollywood, and MTV.
Joanna Coles - Editor-in-Chief, Cosmopolitan: Joanna Coles is the editor-in-chief of Cosmopolitan, the world's largest women's magazine and the bestselling monthly magazine on U.S. newsstands. Prior to joining Cosmo in September 2012, Coles served as the editor-in-chief of Marie Claire, where she transformed the brand into a huge success on both the circulation and advertising fronts. Coles resides in New York with her husband, author and screenwriter, Peter Godwin, and their two sons.
Jessica Knoll - Senior Editor, Cosmopolitan: Jessica Knoll graduated from Hobart and William Smith Colleges in 2006. After a short stint as an agent's assistant at Paradigm: A Talent and Literary Agency, she left to pursue the magazine industry. She freelanced and interned for various publications until she was hired as an editorial assistant at Cosmopolitan in October, 2008. Since then, she's moved up the ranks to become a senior editor. In her current position, she covers a range of topics for the print publication and the website- relationships, sex, culture, career, health, and entertainment. In addition, she writes a blog for Cosmopolitan.com and regularly appears as a guest on Cosmo radio. She recently wrote a Cosmopolitan e-book, 51 Shades of Blonde, which debuted at #10 on iTunes books.
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