Midwest Living

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Midwest Living
Midwest Living magazine cover.png
Editorial Content DirectorTrevor Meers
Total circulation
(June 2016)
Year founded1986
CountryUnited States
Based inDes Moines, Iowa

Midwest Living is a regional American magazine published by Meredith Corporation focused on the American Midwest. Founded in 1986,[2] the magazine is dedicated to providing its readers a wealth of region-specific information and inspiration, focusing on travel and events, food and dining, and home and garden, as well as other editorial content categories.[1]

Headquartered in Des Moines, Iowa, Midwest Living magazine is published bi-monthly[3] and reaches 4.1 million readers, primarily in the 12 Heartland states (Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, North Dakota, Ohio, South Dakota and Wisconsin).[2]

Midwest Living leadership[edit]

Trevor Meers is the editorial content director of Midwest Living. Previously, Meers served as the magazine's managing editor.

Greg Philby was editor-in-chief of Midwest Living until April 2015. Previously, Philby was the executive editor of Midwest Living for five years where he was responsible for the overall editorial execution.

Dan Kaercher is the founding editor of Midwest Living. Kaercher is well known for his IPTV/PBS series Best of the Midwest, Taste of the Midwest and Parklands of the Midwest. These franchises each included a public television special and series, book by Globe Pequot (a division of Morris Communications) and special magazine issue.

Kylee Krizmanic is the magazine's creative director.

Other editors[edit]

  • Hannah Agran, Deputy Editor, Food and Features
  • Timothy Meinch, Travel Editor


  1. ^ "eCirc for Consumer Magazines". Alliance for Audited Media. June 30, 2016. Retrieved June 9, 2017.
  2. ^ David E. Sumner; Shirrel Rhoades (2006). Magazines: A Complete Guide to the Industry. Peter Lang. p. 143. ISBN 978-0-8204-7617-9. Retrieved 10 April 2016.
  3. ^ Robert Lee Brewer (5 August 2014). 2015 Writer's Market: The Most Trusted Guide to Getting Published. F+W Media. p. 580. ISBN 978-1-59963-860-7. Retrieved 14 March 2016.
  • ^ Midwest Living mission statement, 2006
  • ^ Fall 2006 Mediamark Research Inc. (MRI) statistics

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