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Editor-in-chief , Publishing executive

David Zinczenko, publishing executive, editor-in-chief. Achievements include helping pass legislation in 1994 establishing the week of Father's Day as National Men's Health Week; launching FitSchools in 2007, a national campaign to reinvigorate physical education programs in America's elementary schools and get children in healthy, active living.

Background

Zinczenko, David was born on December 13, 1969. Son of Bohdan Zinczenko and Janice Sobieski.

Education

Graduate, Moravian College, Bethlehem, Pennsylvania.

Career

He is the President and CEO of Galvanized Brands, a global health and wellness media company launched in 2013. ABC News hired Zinczenko as nutrition and wellness editor in July 2013. While attending Moravian College, he served in the military for the Navy Reserves and was the editor-in-chief of his college newspaper, The Comenian.

In 2000, Zinczenko was named editor-in-chief of Men's Health, which, under his tenure, expanded to 39 international editions in 46 countries. In 2008, he was named Ad Week's Editor of the Year. Men's Health has been nominated for 12 National Magazine Awards, and has had two wins: "General Excellence" in 2010 and "Personal Service" in 2004.

On December 14, 2010, Min credited Zinczenko for the "#1 Most Notable Launch of the Past 25 Years". Zinczenko served as editorial director of Best Life, and was named editorial director of Women's Health magazine, which was spun off from Men's Health in 2005. In 2008, as the editorial director of Women's Health, he oversaw the magazine's redesign, bringing celebrities such as Ashley Greene, Brooklyn Decker, and Olivia Wilde to the cover.

In 2009, Advertising Age deemed Women's Health the "Magazine of the Year". In 2011, he was named editorial director of both Organic Gardening and Prevention. He left Rodale in January 2013.

Zinczenko created the best-selling series of books, with Matt Goulding. He is the author of 14 New York Times best-sellers, with more than 10 million books in print. He was hired by CEO David Pecker to re-launch Men's Fitness, and create brand extensions for the men’s lifestyle publication as well as other publications within the company.

Achievements

  • Achievements include helping pass legislation in 1994 establishing the week of Father's Day as National Men's Health Week. Launching FitSchools in 2007, a national campaign to reinvigorate physical education programs in America's elementary schools and get children in healthy, active living.

Works

  • book

  • Other Work

    • Author: (books) The Abs Diet series, 2004-2006 (New York Times Bestsellers), Men, Love & Sex: The Complete User's Guide for Women, 2006. Co-author (with Matt Goulding): Eat This, Not That!, 2007, Eat This, Not That! For Kids, 2008, Eat This, Not That! Supermarket Survival Guide, 2008, Eat This Not That! The Best (& Worst!) Foods in America, 2009, Eat This, Not That! Restaurant Survival Guide, 2009, Cook This, Not That! Kitchen Survival Guide, 2010. Author: (web logs) Eat This, Not That!, Mysteries of the Sexes Explained.

      Regular contributor Today Show, New York Times, Los Angeles Times, United States of America Today, television appearances include Ellen, 20/20, Biggest Loser, Oprah, Rachael Ray, Good Morning America.

Connections

father:
Bohdan Zinczenko

mother:
Janice Sobieski