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cheryl brown editor in chief portrait

editor bio


Cheryl Brown is the Editor in Chief of Family Circle magazine. She was most recently Editor in Chief of Allrecipes magazine. A talented editor with vast expertise in the food and lifestyle category across print and digital, Brown joined Meredith Corporation in 2011 as Editorial Director of

Previously, Brown was the Digital/Editorial Director at AOL, overseeing the company’s two food sites, and Prior to her position at AOL, she joined the launch team of Wondertime magazine, a parenting and family title owned by Disney Publishing Worldwide, as Managing Editor.

After beginning her career at Gourmet magazine as an Editorial Assistant, Brown worked her way up to Senior Editor over the course of her decade-long tenure at the brand.

Brown received a bachelor of arts from Amherst College.