The Judges

Roberta Myers

Editor-in-Chief, VP, Brand Content, ELLE

Since taking the position in May 2000, Myers has directed ELLE into a new era of success, responsible for content creation across all platforms, including ELLE, and the ELLE iPad app (launched in October 2010), reaching 5.6 million consumers in print and 1.5 million visitors online per month.

In 2009, ELLE was the #1 performing monthly magazine, with 2,082 ad pages, ranked #2 on the 2009 Adweek Hot List, placed on Adweek's 2008 Brand Leaders List, and was nominated in the Essays category at the 2008 National Magazine Awards. In September 2008, Forbes voted Myers #2 on its list of Most Powerful U.S. Fashion Magazine Editors and in May 2009 Gotham named her a Media Power Player. Myers has received two ACE Awards and three ASME nominations over her career. She is currently vice president of the American Society of Magazine Editors.

Myers had been editor-in-chief of Mirabella, senior articles editor at ELLE, a senior editor at InStyle, editor-in-chief of the NBC joint venture Tell and managing editor at Seventeen.

She lives in Manhattan with her husband and two children.