Real Health Magazine
Smart + Strong
462 Seventh Avenue, 19th Floor
New York, New York 10018-7424
|Kate Ferguson »Bio
|Jennifer Morton »Bio
|Megan Strub »Bio
||Integrated Advertising Coordinator
|Jeremy Grayzel »Bio
|Ian E. Anderson »Bio
||Director, Information Technology
Kate Ferguson, Editor-in-Chief, Real Health
As editor-in-chief of Real Health, Kate Ferguson has amassed more than 20 years of magazine editorial and media experience. Along with her editorial skills, she possesses a deep passion for health, fitness and wellness, which she previously explored for the African-American market as the editor-in-chief of Today's Black Woman and the managing editor of Black Men magazine.
Ferguson supervised the launch of both African-American lifestyle titles in 1995 and 1996, respectively.
For 10 years prior, Ferguson was the editor-in-chief of two teen entertainment magazines, namely, Word Up! and Rap Masters. Ferguson also served as editor-in-chief for Black Teen and Female Bodybuilding and was the entertainment news editor and on-camera talent for "The Video Zone," a local music program on cable television.
A graduate of Hunter College in New York City, with a B.A. in Mass Communications, Ferguson received her M.A. in Broadcast Journalism from the University of Missouri-Columbia. She lives in Hackensack, New Jersey.
Jennifer Morton, Managing Editor, Real Health
Jennifer joined Smart + Strong as managing editor in February 2004. She is responsible for the day-to-day editorial production of all Smart + Strong products.
Jennifer previously worked as the managing editor for publications including Brill's Content, Cable World and Gear. Before working in publishing, Jennifer worked for the Jane Adams Center, a nonprofit community center in Chicago.
Jennifer earned a BS in communications at Southwest Missouri State University in Springfield, Missouri.
CEO, Smart + Strong and CDM Publishing LLC
With more than 30 years of business and publishing expertise, Jeremy formed CDM Publishing LLC in 2004 in order to purchase Smart + Strong, publisher of POZ magazine and other health care-oriented publications.
Prior experience include president of VNU eMedia Inc., the second largest business-to-business publisher in the United States; founder and CEO of GrayFire Information Services, a leading fax and internet developer that created customized publishing services aggregating content from over 100 major sources; and president and COO of Family Media Inc., a major consumer publishing company with 11 publications and a print circulation of over 10 million.
He has been a member of YPO/WPO since 1988 and served on the board of directors of the Metro New York Chapter. He is a past chairman of the Emerging Business Council of the Information Industry Association.
Jeremy earned his BS and MBA at New York University.
Vice President, General Manager, Smart + Strong
Ian Anderson joined Smart + Strong as General
Manager/Vice President in June 2005. Ian
has responsibility for internal business
management including technology and print
production services, circulation and product
development, and business planning.
For the last six years, he worked at VNU
eMedia as Director of Operations and then
as Director of Product Development. Prior
to VNU, Ian spent 6 years at Editor & Publisher magazine
as Research Director and General Manager.
Ian earned his BA in Communications at
Ramapo College, Mahwah, New Jersey.
Strub, Publisher, Executive Vice President,
Smart + Strong
Megan was part of the launch of POZ in
the spring of 1994 and has been working
with pharmaceutical companies and agencies
focused on reaching the HIV community ever
since. Early on, she demonstrated the value
of direct to consumer advertising to people
with HIV. Megan has continued to develop
additional educational programs and publications
including the POZ Life Expo, MAMM,
InfoPack treatment newsletter, ComboCards
and Real Health.
Prior to joining Smart + Strong, Megan
was an account executive with The Caribiner
Group (now owned by Jack Morton Wordwide),
a multi-media production company specializing
in corporate events, national sales meetings
and product launches. Megan has over 16
years of sales experience and has been
profiled in Sales & Marketing
Management magazine, New York Magazine,
and MIN, a trade publication for the magazine