David Zinczenko

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David Zinczenko
Born (1969-12-13) December 13, 1969 (age 49)
OccupationAuthor, publisher & businessman
TitleFounder and CEO

David Zinczenko is an American publisher, author, and businessman. Previously, he was the EVP and General Manager of Men's Health, Women's Health, Prevention and Rodale Books; Editorial Director of Men's Fitness[1]; and the Nutrition and Wellness Editor at ABC News.[2]

Early life & education[edit]

Zinczenko grew up in Bethlehem, Pennsylvania.[3] While attending Moravian College, he served in the military for the Navy Reserves and was the editor-in-chief of his college newspaper, The Comenian.[4]

Career[edit]

In 2000, Zinczenko was named the editor-in-chief of Men's Health.[5]

On December 14, 2010, Mincredited Zinczenko for the "#1 Most Notable Launch of the Past 25 Years."[6] Under his watch Zinczenko oversaw the launches of both Women's Health[7] and the affluent men's lifestyle publication Best Life,[8] serving as Editorial Director of the two brands.

In 2009, Advertising Age Atiya deemed Women's Health the "Magazine of the Year."[9][10] In 2011, he was named Editorial Director of both Organic Gardening[11] and Prevention as well. He left Rodale at the end of 2012.[12]

He was hired in 2013 by American Media CEO David Pecker to re-launch Men's Fitness, and create brand extensions for the men’s lifestyle publication while also turning Shape[13] into an active lifestyle publication and helping to oversee Muscle & Fitness.[14][15]

In 2013, Zinczenko was named the Nutrition and Wellness Editor at ABC News.[16] Later that year, Zinczenko launched Galvanized Media. Galvanized owns and operates Eat This, Not That!, Best Life and Zero Belly. Its imprint Galvanized Books,[17] distributed by Random House, produced The 7-Day Flat-Belly Tea Cleanse by Kelly Choi, and Simon & Schuster is distributing The 14-Day No Sugar Diet[18]. Galvanized's Branded Content arm is called Galvanized Strategies[19].

Zinczenko returned to Men's Health in 2018, to become Interim Editorial Director[20].

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Men's Fitness Magazine Is Remade as a Lifestyle Brand". AdWeek. Retrieved 2016-06-17.
  2. ^ "Dave Zinczenko Joins ABC News as Nutrition and Wellness Editor". ABC News. Retrieved 2016-06-17.
  3. ^ Call, The Morning. "'Eat This, Not That' author to mentor Moravian students". themorningcall.com. Retrieved 2016-06-17.
  4. ^ Call, The Morning. "'Eat This, Not That' author to mentor Moravian students". themorningcall.com. Retrieved 2016-06-17.
  5. ^ Ives, Natalie (November 19, 2012). "David Zinczenko era at Men's Heath comes to an End". Ad Age.
  6. ^ "Notable Launch in the Last 25 years - Interview with David Zinczenko". Mr magazine.
  7. ^ "David Zinczenko is Living His Best Life (or, Of Edit, Abs and Ice Cream)". www.adweek.com. Retrieved 2016-06-17.
  8. ^ "David Zinczenko is Living His Best Life (or, Of Edit, Abs and Ice Cream)". www.adweek.com. Retrieved 2016-06-17.
  9. ^ Women's Health named "Magazine of the Year"
  10. ^ [1]
  11. ^ "Rodale Inc. Names David Zinczenko Editorial Director for Prevention and Organic Gardening brands | Rodale Inc". www.rodaleinc.com. Retrieved 2016-06-17.
  12. ^ Zinczenko leaves Rodale, nypost.com (January 2013); retrieved January 8, 2014.
  13. ^ "AMERICAN MEDIA, INC. NAMES DAVID ZINCZENKO CONSULTING EDITORITAL DIRECTOR | American Media Inc". www.americanmediainc.com. Retrieved 2016-06-17.
  14. ^ "AMI's Muscle & Fitness Gets the Dave Zinczenko Touch". AdWeek. Retrieved 2016-06-17.
  15. ^ Zinczenko profile, adweek.com; accessed January 8, 2014.
  16. ^ "Dave Zinczenko Joins ABC News as Nutrition and Wellness Editor". ABC News. Retrieved 2016-06-17.
  17. ^ Kaufman, Leslie. "Random House Adds a Big Name in Fitness". Media Decoder Blog. Retrieved 2016-06-17.
  18. ^ The 14-Day No Sugar Diet. 2018-01-30. ISBN 9781940358185.
  19. ^ Bloomgarden-Smoke, Kara (2017-11-21). "Dave Zinczenko's Galvanized Media Unveils Branded Content Studio". WWD. Retrieved 2018-04-11.
  20. ^ "Hearst Completes Acquisition of Rodale Inc. Magazine Media Brands". Retrieved 2018-04-11.