Susan Casey's publishing résumé reflects what one would expect from someone who has chased great white sharks in California, stalked elk in Colorado and tramped the oil-slicked marshlands of Louisiana. Editor of Sports Illustrated Women? Check. Creative director of Outside? Check. Author of a book on sharks and another on extreme surfing? Check, check.
Ms. Casey's latest adventure, challenging and dangerous, fits right in: remaking O, the Oprah Magazine with a mandate from none other than the magazine's namesake.