Meaghan B Murphy has been in the media for over 20 years. She got her start at Young Miss magazine when she was 19, after winning an essay contest on overcoming adversity, and being spotlighted on an NBC special. Two years later she co-founded Teen People, was an on-air lifestyle correspondent for MTV, worked on the creative team at Victoria’s Secret, helping to launch the PINK line, moved on to a senior editor role at Cosmopolitan before heading to SELF, where she was the fitness director and Deputy editor for nearly 9 years.
Currently, Murphy is the Executive Editor at Good Housekeeping, where she was brought on in May 2014 to help refresh the 130-year-old megabrand. GH has a massive audience - 18.4 million strong! She plans and top edits the book, develops strategic partnerships to grow the magazine on all platforms, represents GH in the media as a regular guest on Today and Live with Kelly! and even involves her kids with fun craft segments.
Fitness remains a personal passion for Murphy who lives in New Jersey with her husband Patrick and three children, Charley, 6, James, 5, and Brooks, 3. She has held an American Council on Exercise certification for nearly 10 years and is also Spinning and kettlebell certified. Her words to live by: “I really never met an exercise I didn’t like - exercise is my happy pill!”