EDITOR IN CHIEF, BLOGHER.COM, Belmont, CA/New York City. December 2011-present.
Hired as first dedicated editor-in-chief for this multifaceted company serving women who blog. BlogHer hosts the largest series of blogging conferences in the country, and manages a publishing network of 3,000 blogs, which reach a total audience of 41 million women. Some of BlogHer's most recognized stars are bestselling author and Food Network star The Pioneer Woman Ree Drummond, Matt Logelin (author of Two Kisses for Maddie) and Jaden Hair of Steamy Kitchen. Morrison will be responsible for rebuilding the website, creating new products and representing the company in national media.
EDITOR, BLOGHERMOMS.COM, Belmont, CA/New York City. July 2011 through December 2011.
Launched new channel for the BlogHer.com website, which features the best writing across the web about the journey of motherhood.
EDITOR IN CHIEF, REDBOOK, New York City. July 2004 to April 2010.
Repositioned and reinvented this 104-year-old title to reflect the vibrant, optimistic attitude of today’s young adult “do-it-all” women. The magazine’s new direction was awarded with a Folio Award for General Excellence (2005) and a Clarion Award for General Excellence (2007), as well as a prestigious National Magazine Award nomination in the Personal Service category (2007). Redbook garnered its highest profits ever for three straight years after Morrison took the helm and was awarded the Hearst Tower Award two years in a row.
EDITORIAL CONSULTANT, FAMILY CIRCLE, New York City. April 2004 to July 2004.
Worked with Editor-in-Chief Susan Ungaro, leading redesign/repositioning project for this women’s service magazine.
EXECUTIVE EDITOR, MARIE CLAIRE, New York City. August 2001—April 2004.
Working closely with editor-in-chief, oversaw all editorial content of monthly women’s fashion and beauty magazine with a focus on global women’s issues; spearheaded all news and advocacy campaigns.
EDITOR-IN-CHIEF, MODERN BRIDE, New York City. January 1998—July 2000.
Imagined and executed a total repositioning of a 49-year-old magazine, directing it toward the more sophisticated, more status-conscious bride of Generation X. Oversaw repositioning of book in five major ad markets (home furnishings, travel, beauty, jewelry, bridal fashion). First redesigned issue posted a 13% circulation lift. At end of second year, magazine posted highest revenues and circulation in its 51-year history. Managed creative overhaul of ModernBride.com.
MANAGING EDITOR, TIME OUT NEW YORK, New York City. August 1995—February 1997.
Launched New York City entertainment weekly, working with editor-in-chief to create magazine’s trademark attitude. Created two of the special-theme issues nominated for ASME’s General Excellence award.
DEPUTY EDITOR, CATALOG CREATIVE, J. CREW, New York City. June–August 1995.
Oversaw production and copywriting for all catalogs, managing a staff of 60 in editorial, art, copy and photo departments.
ASSOCIATE FEATURES EDITOR, MIRABELLA, New York City. 1993 to March 1995.
Assigned and edited features on general-interest topics, travel, food and wine, and style news. Managed staff of contributing writers and editors. Wrote articles, sidebars. Assistant Editor, 1992; Editorial Assistant, 1991.
AMERICAN SOCIETY OF MAGAZINE EDITORS INTERN, MADEMOISELLE, New York City. Summer 1989.