Lucy Danziger

Former Editor-in-Chief, SELF Magazine; Well-being Lifestyle Expert

Lucy Danziger is editor-in-chief of SELF, the award-winning women’s active lifestyle magazine published by Condé Nast that reaches a total print and digital audience of 12 million per month. Danziger is president of the American Society of Magazine Editors, the governing body for magazine journalists in the United States. Her first book, The Nine Rooms of Happiness, published in 2010 by Voice, an imprint of Hyperion, is a New York Times best seller. Danziger is also the author, in conjunction with SELF’s nutrition team, of best sellers The Drop 10 Diet and The Drop 10 Diet Cookbook, from Ballantine. In February, Danziger launched SELF Healthy Kitchen, Condé Nast’s first-ever line of healthy frozen meals, in supermarkets nationwide. SELF also launched its new digital video channel of original entertainment series featuring fitness, food and healthy lifestyle content. Under Danziger’s editorship, SELF received its first National Magazine Award from the American Society of Magazine Editors, in the personal service category for the Breast Cancer Handbook. Danziger was editor-in-chief of Women’s Sports & Fitness and has worked as an editor at The New York Times, Manhattan, Inc. and 7 Days. She has written for The New York Times, The Huffington Post, Allure, Vogue, Condé Nast Traveler and other magazines. As a well-being lifestyle expert, she regularly appears on the Today show, GMA, The View and SiriusXM Radio. Danziger is a competitive triathlete who participates in races of all distances around the country and internationally. She encourages others to try cross training and triathlon as a way of challenging themselves and setting personal fitness goals. Danziger graduated from Harvard in 1982 and Phillips Academy, Andover, where she served on the board. She lives in Manhattan and Bellport, Long sland, with her husband, James, a fine art photography gallery owner, and their two children, Julian and Josie.