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Lauren Spencer

Lauren Spencer

Assistant Managing Editor Women¿s Day Magazine

Lauren Spencer is the assistant managing editor for Hearst publications Woman’s Day and Redbook. She was senior copy editor at Condé Nast’s Self magazine and has freelance copyedited at a variety of publications from ESPN the Magazine to Glamour, with many other titles in between. She has been in publishing for almost 30 years and started her career as a copy editor at Rolling Stone magazine, after which she worked as a senior editor and writer at Spin magazine. Lauren has also taught writing workshops in the New York City public schools and did a brief stint as the head of video promotion at Elektra records. At NYUSPS, she teaches magazine copyediting and a workshop in the use of Adobe’s InCopy and InDesign.

Currently Teaching

Magazine Copyediting

Learn how magazine copyediting—for both print and digital formats—differs from book copyediting in a fundamental, day-to-day way.