Robbie Myers was named editor-in-chief of ELLE in May 2000. During her tenure, ELLE has experienced unprecedented success, while maintaining its reputation as the best in fashion, beauty, culture, arts, writing and reporting, and news coverage with exceptional visuals, all delivered with style and substance. Myers is responsible for content creation across all brand platforms including ELLE, ELLE.com and the ELLE iPad App. Under Myers’ editorial leadership, branded content is read by eight million consumers monthly. A testament to the brand’s vitality and continued editorial relevance, ELLE has increased totally readership 16% in the past five years, the largest increasereported in the category. ELLE has received numerous accolades during Myers’ tenure including being named to Adweek’s Hot List and Brand Leaders List. In addition, Forbes added Myers to its list of Most Powerful U.S. Fashion Magazine Editors, after Gotham dubbed Myers a Media Power Player.
Myers came to ELLE from Mirabella, where she had been the editor-in-chief since April 1998. Mirabella received a National Magazine Award nomination for Essays and Criticism soon after Myers’ appointment. Prior to joining Mirabella, she was a senior articles editor at ELLE; a senior editor at InStyle, where she worked on the start-up of the successful Time Inc. launch; and editor-in-chief of Tell, the first joint venture between a television network (NBC) and a magazine company. She was managing editor at Seventeen, promoted twice from articles editor. She also worked at Interview for Andy Warhol and began her career at Rolling Stone. She has served as vice president of the American Society of Magazine Editors, was honored by Laboratory Institute of Merchandising for her contribution to the Business of Fashion, and has received two ACE Awards and three ASME nominations over her career.
Myers lives in Manhattan with her husband and two children.