Stephen Orr

Better Homes and Gardens

Stephen Orr is the Editor-in-Chief of Better Homes and Gardens, a position he has held since July 2015.

With more than 25 years of experience in content creation and design leadership, Orr has worked inside many of the media industry’s most recognizable brands, developing content across multiple channels. Prior to joining Meredith, Orr most recently held the position of Executive Editor of Condé Nast Traveler and a VP/Editorial Director for Martha Stewart Living, where he created multi-channel content with a special focus on style, food, and gardening, as well as licensed product development.

Orr has also held senior content creation leadership positions at multi-platform brands such as House & Garden, Domino, Gourmet, Bon Appétit, and Epicurious.  Early in his career he held senior design positions at The New York Times Magazine, W, and WWD. Orr is also the author of several books, including, most recently, The New American Herbal, an A-to-Z survey showing the full spectrum of useful plants with both recipes and projects.

Orr currently resides in Des Moines, Iowa.

Instagram: @steporr