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RealSimple.com Editorial Staff

Senior Content Director, Home Heather Morgan Shott
Executive Editor Mickey O’Connor
Deputy Editor Jennifer Davidson
Senior Editor, Home Katie Holdefehr
Senior Editor, Food Betty Gold
Lifestyle Editor Rachel Sylvester
SEO Editor Lauren Phillips
Associate Editor Maggie Seaver
Photo Manager Olivia Barr
Assistant Producer Taylor Eisenhauer
Executive Producer, Video Karen Berner
Senior Video Producers Alex Frank, Christopher Smith
Video Producer Marquavia Smith
News Video Producer
 Amy Frank

RealSimple.com Editorial Policy

Our goal is to provide accurate, reliable, credible, engaging, and balanced information online for our consumers. Our editorial content is produced independently and without influence by any advertiser or commercial supporter. Online content is defined as text, articles, photos, graphics, audio, video, blogs, user-generated content (UGC), and links.

Real Simple Magazine

Real Simple launched in March 2000 and quickly became one of the industry’s biggest success stories. The magazine has struck a chord with busy women looking to make life easier, currently reaching 8.6 million readers per month.

Real Simple has expanded its brand promise, “life made easier,” to other platforms, including cookbooks; books; special issues; and products sold at Bed Bath & Beyond.

Real Simple is part of Meredith Corporation, one of the largest content companies in the world and the largest magazine operator in the United States.

Most of our food images and videos and are produced on location in Birmingham, Alabama, in the Meredith Food Studios. Special thanks to the Alabama Film Office for its assistance.

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