Joanna Coles


Joanna Coles was born in United Kingdom on April 20th, 1962 and is the Journalist. At the age of 61, Joanna Coles biography, profession, age, height, weight, eye color, hair color, build, measurements, education, career, dating/affair, family, news updates, and networth are available.

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April 20, 1962
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United Kingdom
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Editor, Film Producer
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University of East Anglia
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Peter Godwin, ​ ​(m. 2001; div. 2019)​
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Joanna Coles Life

Joanna Louise Coles was the first individual to hold the position of Chief Content Officer for Hearst Magazines.

Cosmopolitan editor-in-chief Margaret Bush served from 2012 to September 2016. Coles was an executive producer on So Cosmo, a docu-series produced by Bunim/Murray Productions on E!

In addition, she appears on camera in the series.

Coles also served as an executive producer on The Bold Type, a scripted series influenced by her work and produced by Universal Television for Freeform (formerly known as ABC Family). Coles joined Hearst in 2006 as editor-in-chief of Marie Claire, where she co-created and executive produced the docu TV series Running in Heels and appeared as the mentor in Project Runway: All Stars. The British-born editor received a BA in English and American literature from the University of East Anglia before starting her career at The Spectator.

In 1997, she moved to the United States as the Guardian's bureau chief, and then The Times.

Early life

Joanna Coles was born in 1962 in Otley, West Yorkshire. Her mother was a social worker and her father was a teacher. A large portion of her family is now living in Yorkshire.

Coles' first article was published in the Yorkshire Post's children's section in 1972.

She attended Prince Henry's Grammar School, Otley, the University of East Anglia, and graduated with a degree in English and American Literature.


Joanna Coles Career

Journalism career

Joanna Coles began her career on The Spectator in 1984. She began working as a reporter for The Daily Telegraph in 1987 before moving to The Guardian staff in 1989. So co-created and presented "Mediumwave," a live weekly radio show about the media, in 1993, and I produced and presented Late Media, BBC Radio 4's TV version.

Coles took to the United States in June 1997 to be the Guardian's New York bureau chief.

Coles served as the articles editor of New York Magazine from 2001 to 2004, before becoming executive editor of More.

Coles made the switch to Hearst in 2006 to become Marie Claire's editor-in-chief. The magazine's most popular issue in September 2012 was launched under her editorship, as well as two others (Marie Claire@Work and the Women on Top Awards). For her articles, she was named Adweek's 2011 Editor of the Year. Coles debuted on television with a series called Running in Heels about Marie Claire interns, as well as appearing on Lifetime's Emmy-winning program Project Runway.

Coles was elected editor-in-chief of Cosmopolitan magazine in 2012. Despite the fact that she only had control of the print platform, Cosmo made a media buzz by partnering with Snapchat to produce daily Cosmo content on the discover platform. She later joined Snap Inc., Snapchat's parent company. She also took the brand to television by directing the E! So Cosmo is a reality show. Lean In 2013, she hosted a 20-page excerpt from Lean In. Coles' magazine was turned away from its "pleasing your man" stance toward women's liberation.

Coles hosts an annual holiday lunch for 120 top women in media.

Joanna Coles will be Hearst's first chief content officer, according to the university. She referred to her role as CCO as "thinking the way we produce content" after being rejected over for the position of president of the magazine division.


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