Lauren Purcell

Editor-in-Chief
Rachael Ray Every Day

Lauren Purcell is Editor-in-Chief of Rachael Ray Every Day, a position she has held since January 2012. Purcell is responsible for overseeing editorial content for the magazine, published 10 times a year with a rate base of 1.7 million readers, as well as the robust www.rachaelraymag.com website.

Purcell joined Rachael Ray Every Day from Self magazine, where she served as Executive Editor. She began her career at Self as Senior Health Editor and held several positions in her tenure with the magazine, including Articles Editor and Deputy Editor. She has also held editorial positions at a variety of magazines including Mademoiselle, American Health for Women, and Harper’s Bazaar.

She is the author, with her sister, of Cocktail Parties, Straight Up! Easy Hors D’oeuvres, Delicious Drinks & Inspired Ideas for Entertaining with Style (Wiley).

Purcell holds a Master’s Degree in Journalism and Mass Communication from University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, and a Bachelor’s Degree from Duke University. She currently resides in New York City and is based in Meredith’s New York offices at 805 Third Avenue.