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Sarah Copeland Joins Real Simple as Food Director

Nov 28, 2012

NEW YORK, NY(November 28, 2012) — Sarah Copeland has been named food director of Real Simple, effective December 3rd.

In her role, Copeland will oversee Real Simple’s incredibly popular and award-winning food content across all platforms, including in the magazine, online, and in cookbooks under the Real Simple Books imprint. The magazine’s signature approach to food—fast, foolproof, and flavorful with a modern, inspired twist – has garnered a devoted following among consumers in print and online, as well as mobile with the popular recipe app ‘No Time To Cook?’.

“Sarah has a diverse food background and an invaluable understanding of how to deliver recipes and know-how across all platforms, from TV to cookbooks to blogs,” says Real Simple Managing Editor Kristin van Ogtrop. “We admire her simple yet sophisticated approach to food and think she will bring fresh ideas and life-improving solutions to the Real Simple consumer.”

The author of her own food blog, Edible Living, Copeland has spent ten years contributing to magazines including Saveur, Food & Wine, and Everyday with Rachael Ray. In addition, she spent six years developing recipes at the Food Network for FoodNetwork.com, their cookbooks, and Food Network Magazine. She is also the author of The Newlywed Cookbook: Fresh Ideas and Modern Recipes for Cooking With and For Each Other and an upcoming cookbook, Mostly Vegetarian (to be released in 2013).

About Real Simple
Real Simple (www.realsimple.com) launched in March 2000 to provide inspiring ideas and practical solutions to help today’s busy woman navigate her everyday life. Throughout its 12 year history, Real Simple has been a leader in understanding the modern woman. The brand creates a community in which consumers can share their ideas and learn about women like themselves. With a monthly print magazine, robust website, tablet editions, mobile apps, licensed products, books, special issues, and a strong social media presence, Real Simple enjoys a total monthly audience of 15 million. Real Simple is published by the Time Inc. Lifestyle Group, a division of Time Inc., the largest magazine media company in the U.S.


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